ASN Aircraft accident Dassault Falcon 20D N961AA San Luis Potosí Airport (SLP)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Tuesday 7 August 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic FA20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Falcon 20D
Operator:Alliance Air Charter
Registration: N961AA
MSN: 205
First flight: 1969
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 3 km from San Luis Potosí Airport (SLP) (   Mexico)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Querétaro Intercontinental Airport (QRO/MMQT), Mexico
Destination airport:Laredo International Airport, TX (LRD/KLRD), United States of America
The aircraft, en route for the US with automotive parts, diverted to San Luis Potosí in Mexico with engine problems.
It however conducted a forced landing about 2 miles from the airport, struck a small building and came to rest in a field. The crew had minor injuries.
A house was damaged and a donkey was killed.

Forced landing outside airport



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Distance from Querétaro Intercontinental Airport to Laredo International Airport, TX as the crow flies is 769 km (481 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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