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Date:Wednesday 15 October 1997
Time:20:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Operator:Aeroméxico
Registration: XA-DEJ
C/n / msn: 47594/717
First flight: 1974
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 67
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 72
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mexico City-Juarez International Airport (MEX) (   Mexico)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexico
Narrative:
The rear fuselage struck the runway on touchdown. The plane was brought to a halt and evacuated on the runway.

Classification:
Tailstrike

Sources:
» Airclaims


Photos

photo of DC-9-32-XA-DEJ
accident date: 15-10-1997
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
registration: XA-DEJ
 
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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