Accident
Last updated: 29 August 2014
Estado:
Fecha:martes 14 mayo 1996
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC91 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-9-15
Operador:Líneas Aéreas Allegro
Registración: XA-SNR
Numéro de série: 45699/8
Año de Construcción: 1965
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 42
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 46
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Tampico-Gen F Javier Mina Airport (TAM) (   México) show on map
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Orlando International Airport, FL (MCO/KMCO), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN), México
Número de Vuelo: 401
Descripción:
The DC-9 had strayed some 300 miles off course on a flight from Orlando to Cancun. Because the aircraft was low on fuel, the crew chose to divert to Tampico. But when the aircraft was 65 miles out of Tampico, both engines flamed out. When on finals for runway 31, the gear was lowered. The sudden drag caused higher rate of descent and resulted in the aircraft touching down 300m short of the runway. The nosegear and right main gear collapsed when the aircraft struck concrete plinths of the approach lights.

Fuentes:
» Air Safety Week 10.06.1996 (p. 6)
» El Nacional


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photo of McDonnell Douglas DC-9-15 YV-830-C
Air Margarita sold their DC-9 YV-830-C to Allegro Air in March 1994.
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Map
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 Orlando International Airport, FL to Cancún Airport as the crow flies is 989 km (618 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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