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.