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Accident
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:sábado 25 abril 1992
Hora:18:15
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-324C
Operador:Tampa Colombia
Registración: HK-3604X
Numéro de série: 19352/576
Año de Construcción: 1967-04-19 (25 years )
Horas Totales de la Célula:53257
Ciclos:20399
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cali-Alfonso Bonilla Aragón Airport (CLO/SKCL), Colombia
Descripción:
Shortly after takeoff from runway 09R, the no. 3 engine and pylon separated from the airplane as a result of the failure of the pylon inboard midspar support fitting. The fitting had cracked due to fatigue, and had been cracked for some time. The point of cracking was not visible for inspection on the wing. The fitting is the subject of FAA Airworthiness Directive 88-24-10 and Boeing Service Bulletin 3183 which require visual inspection of the midspar fitting each 1500 flight hours or 600 cycles. This inspection had been completed on the failed fitting on January 2, 1992, 821 flight hours and 328 cycles before the failure.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Failure of the #3 engine pylon inboard midspar support fitting due to fatigue cracking which resulted in the separation of the number three engine and pylon. Contributing to the accident was the inadequate inspection requirements of the manufacturer and the faa to detect cracks in the midspar fitting."

Fuentes:
» Flight International
» NTSB Safety Recommendations A-92-38


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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Cali-Alfonso Bonilla Aragón Airport as the crow flies is 2494 km (1558 miles).

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