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Last updated: 9 December 2021
Datum:Freitag 20 November 1998
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic LJ24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 24D
Fluggesellschaft:Armada de Mexico - Fuerza Aeronaval
Kennzeichen: MTX-02
Werknummer: 24-313
Baujahr: 1975
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mexico City-Juarez International Airport (MEX) (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexiko
Flug nach:Veracruz-Las Bajadas Airport (VER/MMVR), Mexiko
The Learjet would not rotate on takeoff. The takeoff was aborted, but the airplane could not be brought to a halt on the runway. It overran the runway by 150 m, causing the undercarriage to be sheared off. A fire broke out near the right hand wing tip tank.

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Distance from Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport to Veracruz-Las Bajadas Airport as the crow flies is 303 km (189 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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