ASN Aircraft accident Fairchild SA227-AC Metro III XA-TKK Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX)
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Date:xx xxx 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild SA227-AC Metro III
Operator:Westair de México
Registration: XA-TKK
MSN: AC-718
First flight: 1988
Total airframe hrs:19349
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX) (   Mexico)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
While taxiing at Mexico City Airport, the aircraft nose landing gear fell into an open storm drain, causing severe damage to the nose of the aircraft.
All forward skin panels and LH and RH front cargo doors were deformed.


Damaged on the ground



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