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Last updated: 18 April 2019
Date:Monday 27 April 2009
Time:ca 18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2K9
Registration: XA-MAF
C/n / msn: 22505/815
First flight: 1981-11-04 (27 years 6 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A (HK3)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 108
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 116
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport (GDL) (   Mexico)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN), Mexico
Destination airport:Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport (GDL/MMGL), Mexico
Flightnumber: 585
Magnicharters Flight 585 is a regular flight from Cancún (CUN) to Guadalajara (GDL). The crew selected the undercarriage down on finals to Guadalajara but did not get a down and locked indication. They performed a fly past so the tower controllers could establish the position of the landing gear. They confirmed that the undercarriage was not fully down and locked. The flight crew then decided to carry out a belly landing on runway 28.

Wheel(s) up landing
Forced landing on runway

» Aterriza de panzazo Magnicharter en Guadalajara, no hay heridos graves (Milenio, 27-4-2009)


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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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