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Last updated: 11 July 2020
Status:Offizieller Zwischenbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 31 Oktober 2002
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Kennzeichen: XA-AMF
Werknummer: 48130/976
Baujahr: 1980
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 86
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 90
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Monterrey-Gen Mariano Escobedo Airport (MTY) (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport (GDL/MMGL), Mexiko
Flug nach:Monterrey-General Mariano Escobedo Airport (MTY/MMMY), Mexiko
Flugnummer: 254
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.



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

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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