Aeromexico Flight 230

Aeromexico Flight 230Monday July 27, 1981
While landing in adverse weather conditions, the aircraft landed right of the runway, bounced and struck the ground. The fuselage broke in two and caught fire. Thunderstorms and strong turbulence in the area associated with a tropical air mass.

Crash Details

DateMonday July 27, 1981
LocationChihuahua, Mexico
Passengers60
Crew6
Fatalities30
Survivors36
Aircraft TypeMcDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
OperatorAeromexico
RegistrationXA-DEN
Flight OriginMonterey
Flight Destination Chihuahua
Chihuahua, Mexico
Aeromexico
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
1981