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Mexicana Flight 940, was flying from Mexico City to Los Angeles the plane was operated by a Boeing 727 with 159 passengers and 8 crew members on-board. On March 31, 1986 the plane suffered an in-flight fire and crashed near Michoacán, all 167 people on-board were killed, in Mexico's worst air-disaster.

Nationality Passengers Crew Total
Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico 139 8 147
 United States 9 0 9
 France 8 0 8
 Sweden 4 0 4
 Canada 2 0 2
Total 159 8 167
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