Narrative:The Boeing, named "Clipper Meteor", undershot runway 07 in heavy rain. The aircraft struck approach lights and the landing gear had sheared off when the plane came to rest in a field.
|Date:||Wednesday 3 September 1980|
|Operator:||Pan American World Airways|
|C/n / msn:|| 19036/278|
|First flight:|| 1966-05-27 (14 years 3 months)|
|Engines:|| 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 67|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 73 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) (Costa Rica)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America|
|Destination airport:||San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO/MROC), Costa Rica|
» Jet-Airliner Unfälle seit 1952 / J. Richter, Chr. Wolf
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport as the crow flies is 1794 km (1121 miles).
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.