Accident description
Last updated: 20 September 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 11 March 2001
Time:17:37
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-223F
Operator:Express One International
Registration: N701NE
C/n / msn: 22459/1742
First flight: 1981-04-21 (19 years 11 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15 (HK3)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pohnpei Airport (PNI) (   Micronesia) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Majuro-Amata Kabua International Airport (MAJ/PKMJ), Marshall Islands
Destination airport:Pohnpei Airport (PNI/PTPN), Micronesia
Narrative:
The Boeing 727 freighter touched down short of the runway at Pohnpei. The right gear sheared off and left gear collapsed on striking the runway edge.
The aircraft was later damaged beyond economical repair when it slipped off its jacks while it was being repaired following its landing short of the runway at Pohnpei.


Classification:

Sources:
» Bill Harms
» FAA
» NTSB


Photos

photo of Boeing 727-223F N701AA
B727 c/n 22459 flew for American Airlines as N701AA prior to being sold to Express One.
Add your photo of this accident or aircraft
 

Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
21 APR 1981 N701AA American Airlines
08 MAY 2000 N701NE Express One International leased

Map
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 Majuro-Amata Kabua International Airport to Pohnpei Airport as the crow flies is 1434 km (896 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.
languages: English Franšais Nederlands Deutsch Espanol

Share
Share

Boeing 727

  • 93rd loss
  • 1832 built
  • 54th worst accident (at the time)
  • 60th worst accident (currently)
safety profile

 Micronesia
  • 2nd worst accident
»safety profile