Accident description
Last updated: 31 August 2014
Status:Final
Date:Tuesday 9 January 2001
Time:17:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-287
Operator:Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB
Registration: CP-2323
C/n / msn: 22605/1787
First flight: 1981-11-06 (19 years 2 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 138
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 146
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE) (   Argentina) show on map
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ), Argentina
Destination airport:Santa Cruz-Viru Viru International Airport (VVI/SLVR), Bolivia
Narrative:
The left main gear failed as the aircraft taxied onto runway 11 for departure. Investigation revealed that the forward trunnion bearing support fitting broke due to intergranular corrosion.

Sources:
» Exequiel Perez Millan
» ICAO Adrep
» La Nacion


Follow-up / safety actions

FAA issued 1 Airworthiness Directive

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Distance from Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA to Santa Cruz-Viru Viru International Airport as the crow flies is 1958 km (1224 miles).

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