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Last updated: 26 June 2017
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:mardi 28 février 1984
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Compagnie:Scandinavian Airlines System - SAS
Immatriculation: LN-RKB
Numéro de série: 46871/219
Année de Fabrication: 1976
Moteurs: 3 General Electric CF6-50C
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 14
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 163
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 177
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Intern.
Aéroport de départ:Oslo-Gardermoen Airport (GEN/ENGM), Norvège
Aéroport de destination:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Numéro de vol: 901
SAS Flight 901, a DC-10 named 'Haakon Viking' departed Stockholm for a flight to New York via Oslo. The aircraft touched down 1440 m past the runway 04R threshold. The crew steered the plane to the right side off the runway to avoid approach lights. The DC-10 ended up in shallow water.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The flightcrew’s (a) disregard for prescribed procedures for monitoring and controlling of airspeed during the final stages of the approach, (b) decision to continue the landing rather than to execute a missed approach, and (c) overreliance on the autothrottle speed control system which had a history of recent malfunctions."

Accident investigation:
investigating agency: National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America
status: Final
number: NTSB/AAR-84/15
released:15 November 1984
duration: 261 days (9 months)
download report: NTSB/AAR-84/15

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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Oslo-Gardermoen Airport et New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY est de 5872 km (3670 miles).

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