San Miguel de Cozumel in Municipality of San Miguel de Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
En febrero de 1961 llego a México el primer T-33 y se mantuvo en operación durante 46 años salvaguardando el espacio aéreo mexicano hasta julio del 2007, siendo su ultima unidad el Escuadrón Aéreo 402 [Co. Ixtepec, Oax.], realizando misiones de adiestramiento, intercepción y apoyo aéreo cercano.
En memoria de las generaciones de pilotos aviadores y especialistas de la Fuerza Aérea Mexicana, que durante mas de cuatro décadas mantuvieron operando el avión T-33 en el espacio aéreo mexicano.
North American jet propulsion aircraft produced by the Lockheed Aircraft Company.
In February 1961 the first T-33 arrived in Mexico and remained in operation for 46 years, safeguarding Mexican airspace until July 2007, with its last unit, the 402 Aerial Squadron [Co. Ixtepec, Oax.], performing training missions, interception and close air support.
In memory of the generations of aviators and specialists of the Mexican Air Force, who for more than four decades kept the T-33 airplane in operation in Mexican airspace.
Location. 20° 31.261′ N, 86° Touch for map. The marker is in an area of memorials directly outside of the entrance to the Mexican Military Air Base #4 in Cozumel. Marker is in this post office area: San Miguel de Cozumel, Quintana Roo 77609, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tribute to the 201st Squadron of the Mexican Expeditionary Force (within shouting distance of this marker); North American T-28A Trojan (within shouting distance of this marker); Mexican Air Force Expeditionary Squadron 201 Memorial (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Arrival of the Spanish in Cozumel (about 150 meters away); Monument to Gonzálo Guerrero (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Benito Juárez García (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); The First Mass Celebrated in Mexico (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Cozumel's Tribute to the Defenders of the Nation (approx. 1.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Cozumel.
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 27, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 27, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.