Date & Time: Jul 21, 2004 at 1933 LT
Type of aircraft:
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Mexico City – Durango – Torreón
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Shortly after takeoff from runway 05L at Mexico City-Benito Juarez Airport, while in initial climb, the aircraft encountered windshear. It lost height and crash landed on the runway. Upon impact, the landing gear were torn off. Out of control, the aircraft veered off runway, lost its right wing and came to rest. All 56 occupants evacuated safely and the aircraft was destroyed.
Loss of control upon takeoff due to windshear.