Accident description
Last updated: 21 December 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 2 September 1976
Time:ca 07:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC91 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-15
Operator:Aeroméxico
Registration: XA-SOF
C/n / msn: 47124/254
First flight: 1968
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 24
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Léon Airport (BJX) (   Mexico) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexico
Destination airport:Léon/Guanajuato-Del Bajio Airport (BJX/MMLO), Mexico
Flightnumber: 152
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair after overrunning the runway at Leon.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» El Informador


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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 Mexico City International Airport to Léon/Guanajuato-Del Bajio Airport as the crow flies is 303 km (190 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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