ASN Aircraft accident Learjet 35A XA-VDK Cancún Airport (CUN)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Tuesday 21 December 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 35A
Registration: XA-VDK
MSN: 35-091
First flight: 1977
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cancún Airport (CUN) (   Mexico)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Opa-locka Executive Airport, FL (OPF/KOPF), United States of America
Destination airport:Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN), Mexico
A Learjet 35A, XA-VDK, sustained substantial damage when it was involved in a hard landing accident at Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN), Mexico.
Both engine mounts were broken.

Heavy landing
Runway mishap



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Distance from Opa-locka Executive Airport, FL to Cancún Airport as the crow flies is 858 km (536 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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