Date & Time: Jan 18, 2014 at 0430 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas DC-9
Operator:
Registration:
XA-UQM
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Tapachula - Saltillo
MSN:
47191/280
YOM:
28
Country:
Mexico
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
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.