Narrative:The pilot, facing the sun, landed 520m short of the displaced threshold of runway 27. The nosegear collapsed and the aircraft broke in two. A fire broke out 30 minutes later and destroyed the aircraft. The threshold was displaced by 880m due to construction work.
|Date:||Tuesday 4 August 1987|
|C/n / msn:|| 22602/711|
|First flight:|| 1980-10-17 (6 years 10 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 30|
|Total:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 33 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Calama-El Loa Airport (CJC) (Chile)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Antofagasta-Cerro Moreno Airport (ANF/SCFA), Chile|
|Destination airport:||Calama-El Loa Airport (CJC/SCCF), Chile|
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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 Antofagasta-Cerro Moreno Airport to Calama-El Loa Airport as the crow flies is 189 km (118 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.