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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173340
Last updated: 5 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AT45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-500
Registration: XA-TAI
MSN: 474
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 46
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Cuautla, Morelos -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX)
Destination airport:Acapulco-Alvarez International Airport (ACA/MMAA)
When climbing betweem flight level 190 and FL200, the aircraft stalled while in a cloud layer. The aircraft experienced two barrels roll, losing 6000ft of altitude, te recorded load factor was around 3.7G. When the pilot flying regained outside visual references, he managed to stabilise the plane turned around and landed back at the departure airport.



Photo of XA-TAI courtesy

Mexico City (MMMX / MEX)
21 November 1998; (c) LRS747

Revision history:

27-Jan-2015 20:15 harro Added
08-Mar-2019 06:52 Yes Updated [Narrative]
04-Jul-2019 05:44 srori Updated [Time, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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