ASN Aircraft accident Learjet 35A XB-KPB Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport (GDL)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Saturday 2 August 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 35A
Operator:Todo Para la Aeronautica
Registration: XB-KPB
MSN: 35A-379
First flight: 1981
Engines: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport (GDL) (   Mexico)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport (GDL/MMGL), Mexico
Destination airport:?
A Learjet 35A, XB-KPB, was substantially damaged from a ground fire following a gear collapse while landing at the Guadalajara International Airport (GDL), Mexico. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed.
According to authorities, upon departure the airplane experienced an indication of high voltage. While correcting for high voltage, the airplane lost all electrical power. The flight returned to the airport. During landing, the landing gear collapsed and a fire broke out. The crew of 2 and 4 passengers egressed the airplane.

Landing gear collapse
Runway mishap



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