Accident McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 XA-AMF,
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Date:Wednesday 21 October 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Registration: XA-AMF
MSN: 48130/976
Year of manufacture:1980
Total airframe hrs:34120 hours
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 29
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Houston-Intercontinental Airport, TX (IAH) -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Houston-Intercontinental Airport, TX (IAH/KIAH)
Destination airport:Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The aircraft was exiting the ramp area onto a taxiway when the pilot observed a motor grader coming from the left and it collided with the left wing of the aircraft. The motor grader was not on the marked roadway nor in contact with the ATC.

Probable cause: "The vehicle operator's failure to maintain an adequate visual lookout."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: FTW93LA019
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 8 months
Download report: Final report


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
31 October 2002 XA-AMF Aeroméxico 0 Monterrey-Gen Mariano Escobedo Airport (MTY) w/o
Runway excursion

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