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Accident description
Last updated: 18 June 2018
Date:Monday 16 November 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 60
Operator:Servicios Aéreos Estrella - SAE
Registration: XA-UQP
C/n / msn: 60-202
First flight: 2001
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo Internacional Airport (ZIH) (   Mexico)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Toluca Airport (TLC/MMTO), Mexico
Destination airport:Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo Internacional Airport (ZIH/MMZH), Mexico
A Learjet 60 suffered a runway excursion upon landing at Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport in Mexico.
The aircraft landed on a wet runway and skidded off the left side of the runway, coming to rest in the grass. The left main landing gear was torn off and the left wing and flap were damaged.

Runway excursion

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METAR Weather report:
00:45 UTC / 16:45 local time:
MMZH 170045Z 00000KT 7SM SCT020CB SCT080 BKN250 30/25 A2977 RMK 8/963

02:00 UTC / 18:00 local time:
MMZH 170200Z RTD 07008KT 5SM SCT020CB SCT080 BKN250 29/25 A2983 RMK 8/963 HZY

22:30 UTC / 14:30 local time:
MMZH 162230Z 17010KT 3SM RA BKN020CB 30/25 A2975 RMK 8/900 RA BE 22

22:45 UTC / 14:45 local time:
MMZH 162245Z 13005KT 4SM RA BKN020CB 30/26 A2975 RMK 8/900 RA CONT


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Distance from Toluca Airport to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo Internacional Airport as the crow flies is 276 km (173 miles).

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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