Accident description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 19 November 1993
Time:19:19
Type:Boeing 737-112
Operator:COPA Panama - Compa˝Ýa Paname˝a de Aviaciˇn
Registration: HP-873CMP
C/n / msn: 19768/184
First flight: 1969-06-26 (24 years 5 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 86
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 92
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Panama City-Tocumen International Airport (PTY) (   Panama) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Destination airport:Panama City-Tocumen International Airport (PTY/MPTO), Panama
Flightnumber: 301
Narrative:
The aircraft touched down following a runway 03R ILS approach, but wasn't properly aligned with the runway. The 737 then departed the runway 2500 feet past the threshold and crossed taxiway H. The nosegear had collapsed. Weather was bad with low clouds, turbulence and rain.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Scramble 176


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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Panama City-Tocumen International Airport as the crow flies is 1850 km (1156 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.
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