ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 707-124 HI-384HA Miami International Airport, FL (MIA)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Wednesday 16 December 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic B701 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-124
Operator:Hispaniola Airways
Registration: HI-384HA
MSN: 17610/37
First flight: 1959
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3C-6
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Puerto Plata-La Union International Airport (POP/MDPP), Dominican Republic
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
The right main gear track beam failed on landing due to fatigue. The front wheels separated.

Probable Cause:

airframe - landing gear: main gear-shock absorbing assy,struts,attachments,etc.
miscellaneous acts,conditions - fatigue



photo of Boeing-707-124-HI-384HA
accident date: 16-12-1981
type: Boeing 707-124
registration: HI-384HA
photo of Boeing-707-124-HI-384HA
accident date: 16-12-1981
type: Boeing 707-124
registration: HI-384HA

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 Puerto Plata-La Union International Airport to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1194 km (746 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.
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