Accident
Last updated: 31 July 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Montag 17 März 1980
Zeit:16:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC91 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-9-14
Fluggesellschaft:Texas International Airlines
Kennzeichen: N9103
Werknummer: 45796/74
Baujahr: 1966
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 46
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 50
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Baton Rouge-Ryan Airport, LA (BTR) (   USA) show on map
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Houston (unknown airport), TX, USA
Flug nach:Baton Rouge-Ryan Airport, LA (BTR/KBTR), USA
Unfallbericht:
The DC-9 touched down in rain with a tailwind (240deg at 18kts), 2000 feet down runway 13 which is 5800 feet long. The pilot was not able to bring the airplane to a stop on the runway so it overran through a ditch. The DC-9 came to rest 350 feet past the runway end and 200 feet to the right of the extended centreline. Runway 13/31 was restricted to aircraft below 25,000lbs when wet with a zero tailwind or 10 knots crosswind. The DC-9 had a weight of 71,000lb.

PROBABLE CAUSES:
personnel - traffic control personnel: cleared aircraft to wrong runway for existing condition
pilot in command - improper in-flight decisions or planning
pilot in command - improper operation of brakes and/or flight controls
FACTORS:
weather - rain
airports/airways/facilities - airport conditions: wet runway
miscellaneous acts,conditions - downwind
miscellaneous acts,conditions - ran off end of runway

Informationsquelle:
» Location of Commercial Aircraft Accidents/Incidents Relative to Runways / FAA, Office of Safety Oversight (DOT/FAA/AOV 90-1)
» NTSB File nr. 1-0015
» NTSB Safety Recommendations A-80-141


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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