ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 707-387B LV-ISA Recife-Guararapes International Airport, PE (REC)
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Date:Sunday 31 January 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-387B
Operator:Lineas Aéreas del Estado - LADE
Registration: LV-ISA
MSN: 19238/528
First flight: 1966
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 156
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 168
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Recife-Guararapes International Airport, PE (REC) (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Maceió-Zumbi dos Palmares Airport, AL (MCZ/SBMO), Brazil
Destination airport:Fortaleza-Pinto Martins Airport, CE (FOR/SBFZ), Brazil
The crew had to divert to Recife when the Boeing suffered a hydraulics failure. The landing gear was extended manually , but collapsed on landing.
Reportedly, the crew didn't follow the correct manual gear extension procedures.

Hydraulic system problem
Runway mishap

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photo of Boeing-707-387B-LV-ISA
accident date: 31-01-1993
type: Boeing 707-387B
registration: LV-ISA

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 Maceió-Zumbi dos Palmares Airport, AL to Fortaleza-Pinto Martins Airport, CE as the crow flies is 703 km (439 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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