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Last updated: 22 October 2019
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Thursday 31 October 2002
Time:22:15
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-AMF
C/n / msn: 48130/976
First flight: 1980
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 86
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 90
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Monterrey-Gen Mariano Escobedo Airport (MTY) (   Mexico)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport (GDL/MMGL), Mexico
Destination airport:Monterrey-General Mariano Escobedo Airport (MTY/MMMY), Mexico
Flightnumber: 254
Narrative:
Aeroméxico flight 254 departed from Guadalajara at approximately 21:00. The flight performed two localizer approaches to runway 29. The first approach resulted in a missed approach. The DC-9 overran the runway after completion of the second approach, causing the nose gear to collapse. Local authorities reported that the landing threshold for runway 29 had been displaced 900 meters due to the construction of a taxiway, leaving 2,100 meters of usable runway.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» NTSB


Photos

photo of DC-9-32-XA-AMF
accident date: 31-10-2002
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
registration: XA-AMF
 

Map
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 Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport to Monterrey-General Mariano Escobedo Airport as the crow flies is 666 km (416 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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