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Date & Time: Nov 7, 1967


While overflying Tamaulipas en route from Corpus Christi to Mexico City, the crew reported technical problems to ATC and was cleared to divert to Nuevo Laredo for an emergency landing. Few minutes later, the aircraft struck a mountain located about 20 km from Nuevo Laredo. All five occupants were killed.
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Corpus Christi International Airport, TX to Mexico City International Airport as the crow flies is 935 km (584 miles).