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Date of Accident:31 March 1986Help
Airline:Mexicana Airlines   Help
Aircraft:Boeing 727-264   Help
Location:Maravatio, MexicoHelp
Registration:XA-MEMHelp
Previous Registrations:---Help
Flight Number:940Help
Fatalities:167:167Help
MSN:22414Help
Line Number:1748Help
Engine Manufacturer:Pratt & WhitneyHelp
Engine Model:JT8D-17RHelp
Year of Delivery:1981Help
Accident Description:The aircraft was climbing through FL290 for FL330 when a faulty tire exploded in the right main wheel well. Parts of the tire damaged the the aircraft's hydraulic system causing a loss of control.
 
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