Narrative:The nose pitched down at a height of 10m after takeoff. The Caravelle hit the runway hard causing the landing gear to fail. The aircraft slid off the runway and caught fire.
|Date:||Tuesday 6 January 1987|
|Type:||Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle 10R|
|C/n / msn:|| 263|
|First flight:|| 1970|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7A|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 21|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 27 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN) ( Sweden)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Nature:||Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN/ESSA), Sweden|
|Destination airport:||Alicante Airport (ALC/LEAL), Spain|
PROBALE CAUSE: Flight control problems and ice accumulation on the stabilizer.
» Aviation Letter 243
» ICAO Adrep Summary 1/88 (#2)
SE-DEC was later used by the Arlanda ARFF
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Distance from Stockholm-Arlanda Airport to Alicante Airport as the crow flies is 2691 km (1682 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.