USA Jet Airlines DC-9-15F plane crash
The DC-9 freighter belonging to Michigan-based USA Jet Airlines departed Hamilton, Canada en route to Shreveport, USA where it arrived a few hours later.
It took off again after a 30 minutes stop, bound for Saltillo, Mexico. The plane crashed during the approach on Saltillo-Plan de Guadalupe International
The DC-9 was carrying load of auto parts it had pick up in Canada and intended to be delivered in Mexico. The DC-9 was on approach to runway 17 of Saltillo-Plan de Guadalupe International Airport of when it crashed in an industrial area just north of the airport, around half a mile (one kilometer) from the runway. The airplane broke up and burned. The pilot died, and the co-pilot received second- and third-degree burns.
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Saltillo-Plan de Guadalupe International Airport is located in the city of Ramos Arizpe, 11 km from the state capital of Saltillo.