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Status:Voorlopig
Datum:zondag 13 september 2009
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas MD-11F
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Lufthansa Cargo
Registratie: D-ALCO
Constructienummer: 48413/488
Bouwjaar: 1992
Motoren: 3 General Electric CF6-80C2D1F
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX) (   Mexico)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW/KDFW), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexico
Vluchtnummer:8240
Beschrijving:
An MD-11 cargo plane, registered D-ALCO, was substantially damaged in a hard landing at Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX). Wrinkles in the fuselage were discovered and the nose gear sustained serious damage. The airplane remained parked at Mexico City until a repair team managed to make necessary repairs for a ferry flight. On November 14, 2009 the airplane carried out a low-altitude (FL100-FL160) ferry flight to Victorville. The cabin was not pressurized and the nose gear remained extended for the duration of the flight. The MD-11 was repaired at Victorville in 2010.

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX en Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport bedraagt 1500 km (938 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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