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Accident
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Estado:Preliminar - Oficial
Fecha:viernes 31 diciembre 1993
Hora:10:20
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-35DER
Operador:LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze
Registración: SP-LPA
Numéro de série: 24865/322
Año de Construcción: 1990-07-31 (3 years 5 months)
Motores: 2 General Electric CF6-80C2B6
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 74
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW) (   Polonia)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW/EPWA), Polonia
Número de Vuelo: 002
Descripción:
The Boeing 767 was operating on flight 002 from Chicago (ORD). On approach to Warsaw (WAW) VFR weather existed with rainshowers, and winds out of 220 degrees at 18 knots. After an instrument approach to runway 11 the airplane touched down on the main wheels. The nose gear then contacted the runway with enough force to break numerous crown stringers and damage the nose gear assembly.

Fuentes:
» NTSB Safety Recommendation A-94-118 through -121


Subsiguiente / acciones de seguridad
Following this and two similar 767 accidents in 1992 and 1993, Boeing initiated production modifications to strengthen the upper crown portion of the fuselage effective on assembly line position 563. Boeing also also published landing techniques in its flight training manual, a Flight Operations Technical Bulletin on the issue and an article in the Airliner magazine.

NTSB issued 4 Safety Recommendations

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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 Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL to Warszawa-Okecie Airport as the crow flies is 7467 km (4667 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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