Accident description
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Status:Final
Date:Thursday 6 September 2001
Time:12:35 PDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab 340B
Operator:Aerolitoral
Registration: XA-ACK
C/n / msn: 340B-183
First flight: 1990
Engines: 2 General Electric CT7-9B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 29
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 32
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:24 km (15 mls) from Tijuana (   Mexico)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ciudad Juárez-Abraham Gonzalez International Airport (CJS/MMCS), Mexico
Destination airport:Tijuana-Rodriguez Airport (TIJ/MMTJ), Mexico
Flightnumber:2130
Narrative:
Both engines failed and the aircraft carried out an emergency landing on a patch of farm land in the Las Palmas Valley. The aircraft was reportedly be written off.

Sources:
» AP
» NTSB


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Distance from Ciudad Juárez-Abraham Gonzalez International Airport to Tijuana-Rodriguez Airport as the crow flies is 991 km (620 miles).

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