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Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 11 April 2000
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-231
Operator:Mexicana de Aviación
Registration: F-OHMD
C/n / msn: 433
First flight: 1994
Engines: 2 IAE V2500-A1
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Minatitlan Airport (MTT) (   Mexico)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Suffered extreme fire damage whilst being refueled. It appears the refueling truck drove off whilst still connected to the aircraft, the hose ruptured and the fire ensued.

Classification:
Fire during refuelling

Sources:
» Justplanes Airline News
» Scramble 258


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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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