Narrative:The CASA had been flying a maritime patrol mission over the Gulf of Mexico. After about five hours one engine flamed out. Shortly afterward, the remaining engine also quit. The crew carried out an emergency ditching off the coast of Progreso.
|Date:||15 NOV 2006|
|Type:||CASA C-212 Aviocar 400|
|Operator:||Armada de Mexico - Fuerza Aeronaval|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Engines:|| 2 Honeywell TPE331-12JR-701C|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||3,5 km (2.2 mls) off Progreso (Mexico)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN), Mexico|
» Se accidenta avión de la Armada de México en costas de Yucatán (Armada de México press release 15-11-2006)
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.