An AeroMexico Connect Embraer 170 suffered a wingtip strike with the runway at Chihuahua International Airport (CUU). Flight AM2039 was taking off from Chihuahua on April 10, 2019, for a short 400-mile flight to Monterrey, Mexico (MTY).
Aeromexico Connect ERJ-170 wingtip clips runway
According to the Aviation Safety Network, the E-170 aircraft rolled to the left during rotation, causing the aircraft’s left wingtip to clip the runway. The aircraft returned to Chihuahua International Airport (CUU) without further incident. No injuries were reported.
This is the second AeroMexico Connect incident in recent years, following the accident of an AeroMexico Embraer E-190 aircraft last summer.
H/T: World Airline News
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