ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 737-2C3 XA-MAC Guadalajara-Miguel Hidal Airport (GDL)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Friday 14 September 2007
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2C3
Registration: XA-MAC
MSN: 21014/397
First flight: 1975-03-02 (32 years 7 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 103
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 109
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Guadalajara-Miguel Hidal Airport (GDL) (   Mexico)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN), Mexico
Destination airport:Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport (GDL/MMGL), Mexico
Flightnumber: 582
During the approach into Guadalajara (GDL), at the extension of flaps and slats, the crew noticed a dissymmetry of flaps indication and decided to make a go around and select the alternate system for flaps extension. According to a statement made by the pilot, during landing the aircraft touched down on runway 28 with the landing gear in transit. Both engines contacted the runway. A fire initiated in both engines due to ground friction. This fire was quickly put out. The airport was closed for several hours.

Runway mishap



photo of Boeing-737-2C3-XA-MAC
accident date: 14-09-2007
type: Boeing 737-2C3
registration: XA-MAC

Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
03 FEB 1975 PP-CJP Cruzeiro
18 FEB 1993 PP-CJP VARIG airline merged
14 OCT 1999 N302AR AAR AC & EG
24 NOV 1999 XA-MAC Magnicharters

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 Cancún Airport to Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport as the crow flies is 1699 km (1062 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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