Accident description
Last updated: 22 December 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 10 May 1999
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-247
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Mexicana
Registration: B-12001
C/n / msn: 20127/144
First flight: 1969-03-08 (30 years 2 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Loma Bonita Air Base (   Mexico)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Loma Bonita AB, Mexico
Destination airport:Loma Bonita AB, Mexico
Narrative:
The Mexican Air Force Boeing 737 was on a training flight when it overran the runway. The nosegear collapsed. Grass near the aircraft caught fire causing the airplane to burn out.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Jetstream
» Scramble 243


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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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