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Last updated: 17 July 2019
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Date:Thursday 18 February 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild F-27F
Operator:Aero Cozumel
Registration: XA-MCJ
C/n / msn: 90
First flight: 1961
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 40
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 43
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cancún Airport (CUN) (   Mexico)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cozumel Airport (CZM/MMCZ), Mexico
Destination airport:Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN), Mexico
Narrative:
The Fairchild F-27F suffered a hard landing at Cancún Airport, Mexico, causing the right-hand main landing gear to collapse.
The aircraft was ferried to Merida and withdrawn from use there.

Classification:
Runway mishap

Sources:
» Air International (Apr 1994)
» Airnieuws 288


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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 Cozumel Airport to Cancún Airport as the crow flies is 57 km (36 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.
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