Incident Boeing 737-852 (WL) XA-AMV,
ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 343337
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Monday 7 August 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-852 (WL)
Registration: XA-AMV
MSN: 43659/5549
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA) -   United States of America
Phase: Pushback / towing
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An Aeroméxico Boeing 737-800 with registration XA-AMV, suffered a mishap while being towed at Seattle International Airport.
In a video circulating on social networks, it can be seen that the tug tried to make an abrupt left turn, when it skidded and ended up hitting the fuselage of the aircraft.
The aircraft had arrived as flight AM494 before the accident. The passengers had already disembarked and the jet was being taken to a secure area to park for the night.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

3 January 2019 XA-AMV Aeroméxico 0 Guadalajara Airport (GDL/MMGL) min
Tire failure


Revision history:


Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2023 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314