Airprox Incident Boeing 737-852 (WL) XA-ADU, Wednesday 21 February 2024
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Date:Wednesday 21 February 2024
Time:20:29 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-852 (WL)
Registration: XA-ADU
MSN: 61799/6591
Year of manufacture:2017
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:44nm NW of Tapachula Airport -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX)
Destination airport:Tapachula International Airport (TAP/MMTP)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Aeroméxico flight AM372, a Boeing 737-852 (XA-ADU), and a Cessna 421C Golden Eagle (N421RN) were involved in an airprox incident near Tapachula, Mexico.

The Cessna 421 took off from Tapachula Airport (TAP) at 20:09 UTC and flew a heading of roughtly 340° bound for Villahermosa (VSA).
At the same time, flight AM372 was descending toward TAP on a heading of 160°.
ADS-B data suggests a potential conflict arose as both aircraft were reaching FL160 in opposite directions. N421RN turned left while AM372 took avoiding action to the right.
Both aircraft continued to their respective destinations.




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