This time it's a Saab 340 in Mexico. This is the report from Airdisaster.com.
Saab 340 loses engines, lands safely.
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) - A plane carrying 32 people landed safely on a patch of farm land Thursday after its twin engines failed shortly after takeoff, officials said. There were no reports of serious injury.
The Aerolitoral plane was 15 miles out of this border city, on its way to the municipality of Juarez when it reported engine trouble.
After one engine shut down, pilot Luis Alberto Cabildo radioed that he was planning to set down on deserted land between the towns of Tecate and Ensenada.
The second engine failed as Cabildo was guiding the 11-year-old Saab 340 B in for a landing, said investigators returning from the scene in the sparsely populated Las Palmas Valley.
``At this time we do not know what caused the engines to stop working,'' Aerolitoral, a subsidiary of airline giant Aeromexico, said in a statement released Thursday night.
Six of the 29 passengers and three crew members onboard were taken to hospitals in Tijuana and treated for shock, but sustained no serious injuries, police said.
No other details on the landing and any possible damage to the plane were immediately available.