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Last updated: 24 April 2018
Datum:zondag 6 juli 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC91 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-15F
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:USA Jet Airlines
Registratie: N199US
Constructienummer: 47153/185
Bouwjaar: 1967
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B (HK3)
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:0,8 km (0.5 mijl) N of Saltillo-Plan de Guadalupe International Airport (SLW) (   Mexico)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Shreveport Regional Airport, LA (SHV/KSHV), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Saltillo-Plan de Guadalupe International Airport (SLW/MMIO), Mexico
USA Jet Flight 199 departed Detroit-Willow Run Airport, MI (YIP) on July 5 for Hamilton (YHM), Canada to pick up cargo. Automotive parts were loaded on board and the flight continued to Shreveport (SHV) where it arrived at 23:19 CDT. After clearing customs it took off again at 23:48 CDT, bound for Saltillo (SLW), Mexico.
The DC-9 crashed in an industrial area 800 m north of the airport. The airplane broke up and burned.

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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
18 OCT 1967 N8910 Continental Airlines
24 JUN 1972 N8910 Southern Airways leased
07 JUN 1973 N9350 Hughes Airwest
01 OCT 1980 N9350 Republic Airlines airline merged
14 SEP 1984 N9350 Purolator Courier
N567PC Purolator Courier new registration
21 SEP 1987 N567PC Emery Worldwide Airlines airline merged
01 JUL 1996 N199US USA Jet Airlines

Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Shreveport Regional Airport, LA en Saltillo-Plan de Guadalupe International Airport bedraagt 1025 km (641 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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