Narrative:Magnicharters Flight 585 is a regular flight from Cancún (CUN) to Guadalajara (GDL). The crew selected the undercarriage down on finals to Guadalajara but did not get a down and locked indication. They performed a fly past so the tower controllers could establish the position of the landing gear. They confirmed that the undercarriage was not fully down and locked. The flight crew then decided to carry out a belly landing on runway 28.
|Date:||Monday 27 April 2009|
|C/n / msn:|| 22505/815|
|First flight:|| 1981-11-04 (27 years 6 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A (HK3)|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 108|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 116 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport (GDL) (Mexico)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN), Mexico|
|Destination airport:||Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport (GDL/MMGL), Mexico|
» Aterriza de panzazo Magnicharter en Guadalajara, no hay heridos graves (Milenio, 27-4-2009)
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display the exact flight path.
Distance from Cancún 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 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.