ASN Aircraft accident Fairchild FH-227C XA-RXR Villahermosa-Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport (VSA)
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Date:Thursday 1 April 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild FH-227C
Registration: XA-RXR
MSN: 512
First flight: 1966
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 33
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 36
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Villahermosa-Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport (VSA) (   Mexico)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Villahermosa-Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport (VSA/MMVA), Mexico
Destination airport:?
The FH-227 sank back onto the runway when the undercarriage was retracted on takeoff. The aircraft landed on the fuselage.
The aircraft was ferried to Merida and withdrawn from use there.

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