Safety Report – 07/07/2008

Date & Time: 07/06/2008 02:15
Location: Saltillo, Mexico
Aircraft Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-15(F) Registration: N199US
Operator: USA Jet Airlines
Phase: Approach
Damage: Destroyed
Injuries & Fatalities: 1 crew member fatally injured & 1 crew member with serious injuries
Description: Crashed on approach – The plane took off from Shreveport (SHV), bound for Saltillo (SLW), Mexico. The DC-9 was on aproach to runway 17 when it crashed in an industrial area north of the airport. The airplane broke up and burned.
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Date & Time: 07/05/2008 18:19
Location: Chicago (Midway), IL
Aircraft Type: Boeing 737-3H4 Registration: N624SW
Operator: Southwest Airlines Flight: 1838
Phase: Landing
Damage: Minor
Injuries & Fatalities: None
Description: On landing blew a tire causing minor damage

Date & Time: 07/06/2008 17:07
Location: Tampa, FL
Aircraft Type: Boeing 757 Registration: Unknown
Operator: Northwest Airlines Flight: 478
Phase: Cruise
Damage: Unknown
Injuries & Fatalities: None
Description: Flight 478 reported nose cone dented


Source: FAA
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