ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 343366
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Narrative:Volaris flight Y4488, an Airbus A321-271NX, XA-VSC, sustained substantial damage when it suffered a tailstrike on landing at Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Guadalajara International Airport (GLD/MMGL), Guadalajara, Mexico.
|Date:||Saturday 5 August 2023|
|Engine model:||Pratt & Whitney PW1133G-JM|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Guadalajara International Airport (GLD/MMGL) -
|Nature:||Passenger - Scheduled|
|Departure airport:||Tijuana-Rodriguez Airport (TIJ/MMTJ)|
|Destination airport:||Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport (GDL/MMGL)|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities|
There were no injuries.
According to the captain, "We were on an ILS approach. The first officer was flying the aircraft, the approach was carried out in a normal way. On short final an instability started, the first officer decelerated the aircraft completely, the aircraft went down, I didn't have time to correct, a strong impact was felt. When we arrived at the apron, we were informed that a tail strike had occurred, a report was recorded in the logbook and the company and authorities were informed."
CIDAIA Mexico https://bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/serious-incident-to-the-airbus-a321-registered-xa-vsc-operated-by-volaris-on-05-08-2023-at-guadalajara/ https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/xa-vsc#31749bef
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