Last updated: 19 April 2014
Datum:Freitag 29 Januar 1988
Flugzeugtyp:Aérospatiale / BAC Concorde 102
Fluggesellschaft:British Airways
Kennzeichen: G-BOAF
Werknummer: 216
Baujahr: 1979
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR) (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL), Großbritannien
Flug nach:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), USA
On takeoff from London-Heathrow 10 of the 22 tie bolts that hold the wheel halves together broke. One bolt caused a 0.5 inch hole in the no. 7 fuel tank. The flight continued to New York-JFK.



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Distance from London-Heathrow Airport to New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY as the crow flies is 5499 km (3437 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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