Narrative:During the approach into Guadalajara (GDL), at the extension of flaps and slats, the crew noticed a dissymmetry of flaps indication and decided to make a go around and select the alternate system for flaps extension. According to a statement made by the pilot, during landing the aircraft touched down on runway 28 with the landing gear in transit. Both engines contacted the runway. A fire initiated in both engines due to ground friction. This fire was quickly put out.The airport was closed for several hours.
|Date:||Friday 14 September 2007|
|C/n / msn:|| 21014/397|
|First flight:|| 1975-03-02 (32 years 7 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 103|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 109 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Guadalajara-Miguel Hidal Airport (GDL) (Mexico)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Canc˙n Airport (CUN/MMUN), Mexico|
|Destination airport:||Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport (GDL/MMGL), Mexico|
|03 FEB 1975
|18 FEB 1993
|14 OCT 1999
||AAR AC & EG
|24 NOV 1999
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 Canc˙n Airport to Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport as the crow flies is 1699 km (1062 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.