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NTSB Identification: FTW98RA119
Accident occurred Friday, January 02, 1998 in TAMPICO, Mexico
Aircraft: Learjet 24, registration:
Injuries: 3 Fatal, 1 Serious.

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On January 2, 1998, at approximately 2030 central standard time, a Learjet 24 airplane, Mexican registration XA-RRK, was destroyed upon impact with terrain while on an instrument approach near Tampico, Mexico. The airline transport rated pilot and two his passengers were fatally injured, while the commercial pilot acting as copilot was seriously injured. The name of the Mexican air taxi operator was not provided. Night instrument meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight for which an IFR flight plan was filed. The flight originated from Houston, Texas, approximately 55 minutes before the accident.