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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203868
Last updated: 27 January 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-600 (72-212A)
Registration: XA-MKH
C/n / msn: 1096
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX) -   Mexico
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX)
Destination airport:Colima (CLQ)
While climbing through FL100 after takeoff, the crew noticed an indication of a fire in engine no. 1. They shut down the engine and decided to return to Mexico City International Airport.
Flight 240 landed safely.



Photo of XA-MKH courtesy

Mexico City (MMMX / MEX)
22 April 2019; (c) Fred Willemsen

Revision history:

05-Jan-2018 17:02 harro Added

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