Crash of a Douglas DC-9-33CF in Saltillo

Date & Time: Jan 18, 2014 at 0430 LT
Type of aircraft: Douglas DC-9 (29550)">
Operator: Aeronaves TSM (39335)">
Registration:
XA-UQM
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Tapachula - Saltillo
MSN:
47191/280
YOM:
28
Location: Saltillo (25696)"> Coahuila (14278)">
Country: Mexico (13439)">
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Following an uneventful flight, crew started the approach to Saltillo-Plan de Guadalupe Airport in a visibility established at 800 meters due to foggy conditions. After touch down on runway 17, nose gear collapsed. Aircraft skidded for several yards before coming to rest. All three occupants were uninjured while the aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair. Crew was performing a cargo flight from Tapachula on behalf of DHL Airways.

Crash of a Douglas DC-9 in Puerto Ordaz

Date & Time: Sep 26, 2011 at 0855 LT
Type of aircraft: Douglas DC-9 (29550)">
Operator: Linea Aeropostal Venezolana - LAV (31014)">
Registration:
YV136T
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Caracas-Puerto Ordaz
MSN:
47738/830
YOM:
1976
Flight number:
VH342
Location: Puerto Ordaz (25046)"> Bolívar (14048)">
Country: Venezuela (13471)">
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
125
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Aircraft made a very hard landing at Puerto Ordaz following a regular scheduled flight from Caracas. After touch down, the fuselage was bend in the rear and both engines broke off from their respectives mounts. All 130 occupants escaped but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Douglas DC-9 in Saltillo: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jul 6, 2008 at 0114 LT
Type of aircraft: Douglas DC-9 (29550)">
Operator: USA Jet Airlines (35931)">
Registration:
N199US
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Hamilton-Shreveport-Saltillo
MSN:
47153/185
YOM:
1967
Flight number:
JUS199
Location: Saltillo (25696)"> Coahuila (14278)">
Country: Mexico (13439)">
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
On final approach to Saltillo-Plan de Guadalupe airport at night, the aircraft crashed in an industrial area located short of runway 17. The copilot was seriously injured while the captain was killed. The aircraft was carrying auto parts from Hamilton, Canada, with an intermediate stop at Shreveport, Louisiana.
Causes:

Crash of a Douglas DC-9 in Goma: 40 killed

Date & Time: Apr 15, 2008 at 1430 LT
Type of aircraft: Douglas DC-9 (29550)">
Operator: Hewa Bora Airways (34764)">
Registration:
9Q-CHN
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Goma-Kisangani
MSN:
860/47731
YOM:
1977
Location: Goma (20210)"> Nord-Kivu (15447)">
Region:
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
86
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
40
Circumstances:

While taking off from runway 18, apparently after an engine malfunction due to water ingestion, the aircraft came down in Birere quarter and burst into flames. 3 people on board were killed as 37 others on ground.

Ground accident of a DC-9-31 in Caracas

Date & Time: Feb 12, 2008
Type of aircraft: Douglas DC-9 (29550)">
Operator: Aserca Airlines (39183)">
Registration:
YV298T
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
48147/1048
YOM:
1981
Country: Venezuela (13471)">
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Aircraft was on a post maintenance delivery mission. A crew of two engineers was positioning the aircraft from a technical hangar in Caracas-Simon Bolivar Airport to the main terminal. On the ramp, aircraft became out of control, went into the grass and collided with a drainage ditch, causing the left main gear to collapse and the left wing to be severely damaged. Both crew were uninjured while the aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair.
Causes:
Loss of control for undetermined reasons.

Crash of a Douglas DC-9 in Port Harcourt: 108 killed

Date & Time: Dec 10, 2005 at 1408 LT
Type of aircraft: Douglas DC-9 (29550)">
Operator: Sosoliso Airlines (35765)">
Registration:
5N-BFD
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Abuja - Port Harcourt
MSN:
47562
YOM:
1972
Flight number:
SO1145
Location: Port Harcourt (24851)"> Rivers (15854)">
Country: Nigeria (13376)">
Region:
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
102
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
108
Aircraft flight hours:
51051
Aircraft flight cycles:
60238
Circumstances:
The aircraft landed on runway 21 and left the ground before hitting a drainage ditch. It eventually overturned and crashed. 7 survivors were evacuated to local hospital but 6 died on the following days. Some CB's were present in the region at the time of the accident with storm activity. According to investigators, crew made several errors in the final stage of flight.