Western Airlines Flight 2605
A Western Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-10 similar to the crashed aircraft.
|Date||31 October 1979|
|Fatalities||73 (including 1 on the ground)|
|Aircraft name||Night Owl|
Western Airlines Flight 2605, nicknamed the "Night Owl"
The event is the third-deadliest aviation accident to occur on Mexican soil, after the crashes of two Boeing 727s—the 1969 crash of
The aircraft involved was a wide-body