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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205382
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-230
Registration: XA-RYQ
MSN: 259
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX) -   Mexico
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX)
Destination airport:
A Mexicana Airbus A320-230 lost the fan cowls on the no.2 engine during departure from Mexico City Airport. The engine pylon, leading edge slat and right horizontal stabiliser as well as tyres on the right main suffered damage.
The flight crew was notified by cabin crew as the aircraft was climbing through 15,000ft. The flight subsequently returned to
Mexico City where a safe landing was later carried out.




Photo of XA-RYQ courtesy

Mexico City (MMMX / MEX)
14 February 1995; (c) LRS747

Revision history:

30-Jan-2018 20:00 harro Added

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