Vliegtuigongeval op 02 JAN 1998 met Learjet 24D XA-RRK - Tampico-Gen F Javier Mina Airport (TAM)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:vrijdag 2 januari 1998
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 24D
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aerodinamo del Pacifico
Registratie: XA-RRK
Constructienummer: 24-307
Bouwjaar: 1975
Aantal vlieguren:8095
Motoren: 2 General Electric CJ610-6
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 6
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:10 km (6.3 mijl) NW of Tampico-Gen F Javier Mina Airport (TAM) (   Mexico)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Houston-William P. Hobby Airport, TX (HOU/KHOU), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Tampico-Gen F Javier Mina Airport (TAM/MMTM), Mexico
The airplane was flying the 8 mile DME arc to intercept the localizer in night-time IMC conditions when the airplane contacted the surface of the water of a lagoon. The undercarriage and flaps were damaged as the aircraft continued forward onto the ground were it hit several objects. The aircraft was destroyed by the impact.

Probable Cause:

Probable cause: "Failure to maintain instrument procedure (IFR), authorized for approach, abandoning instrument conditions and going to visual conditions (VFR), during an operation restricted by unfavourable meteorgical conditions."

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: SCT Mexico
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 27 days ()
Accident number: 002/98
Download report: Final report



photo of Learjet-24D-XA-RRK
accident date: 02-01-1998
type: Learjet 24D
registration: XA-RRK

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 Houston-William P. Hobby Airport, TX en Tampico-Gen F Javier Mina Airport bedraagt 852 km (532 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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