ASN Aircraft accident Saab 340B XA-ACK Tijuana
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Thursday 6 September 2001
Time:12:35 PDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab 340B
Registration: XA-ACK
MSN: 340B-183
First flight: 1990
Engines: 2 General Electric CT7-9B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 29
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 32
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:24 km (15 mls) from Tijuana (   Mexico)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ciudad Juárez-Abraham Gonzalez International Airport (CJS/MMCS), Mexico
Destination airport:Tijuana-Rodriguez Airport (TIJ/MMTJ), Mexico
Both engines failed and the aircraft carried out an emergency landing on a patch of farm land in the Las Palmas Valley.

All engine powerloss
Forced landing outside airport

» AP


photo of Saab-340B-XA-ACK
accident date: 06-09-2001
type: Saab 340B
registration: XA-ACK

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 Ciudad Juárez-Abraham Gonzalez International Airport to Tijuana-Rodriguez Airport as the crow flies is 991 km (620 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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