Narrative:After a night visual runway 06R approach, the aircraft touched down. The nosegear collapsed immediately. The aircraft was destroyed by fire.
Probable Cause:PROBABLE CAUSE: "The continuation of a visual approach after the flight crew lost outside visual reference because of a low cloud and fog encounter."
Official accident investigation report
Follow-up / safety actions
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Distance from New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY to Los Angeles International Airport, CA as the crow flies is 3947 km (2467 miles).