Hull-loss description
Last updated: 19 April 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 7 June 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-227
Operator:Continental Air Lines
Registration: N571PE
C/n / msn: 21264/1225
First flight: 1976-09-24 (20 years 9 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR) (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The Boeing overshot the jetway and collided with the USAir terminal building. The aircraft was being moved to the terminal from the maintenance area.

Sources:
» Lloyds List
» Tommy Maurer


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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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