Date & Time: Sep 6, 2001 at 1235 LT
Type of aircraft:
Landing (descent or approach)
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Ciudad Juárez – Tijuana
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While descending to Tijuana-General Abelardo L. Rodríguez Airport in good weather conditions, the crew informed ATC about the failure of both engines. The captain attempted an emergency landing in an open field located in the Las Palmas Valley, about 24 km from Tijuana Airport. The aircraft slid on its belly for few dozen metres and came to rest. All 32 occupants escaped uninjured and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Double engine failure in flight for unknown reasons.