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Last updated: 18 November 2017
Status:Keine Untersuchung der Flugunfall-Untersuchungskommission
Datum:Mittwoch 14 Juni 2000
Zeit:ca 17:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic MD81 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-81 (MD-81)
Fluggesellschaft:Continental Air Lines
Kennzeichen: N16884
Werknummer: 48074/1026
Baujahr: 1981-08-25 (18 years 10 months)
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:36189
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-217
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR) (   USA)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), USA
Flug nach:Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI (DTW/KDTW), USA
Flugnummer: 481
During an engine test run at gate C115, the empty aircraft ran forward and collided with terminal C. At the time of the accident, the aircraft was prepared for the 1st flight of the day and 6 cleaners were aboard the plane.

» Tommy Maurer


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Distance from Newark International Airport, NJ to Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI as the crow flies is 778 km (486 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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