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.
|Date:||11 MAR 2001|
|Operator:||Express One International|
|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:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Pohnpei Airport (PNI) (Micronesia)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Departure airport:||Majuro-Amata Kabua International Airport (MAJ/PKMJ), Marshall Islands|
|Destination airport:||Pohnpei Airport (PNI/PTPN), Micronesia|
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.
» Bill Harms
B727 c/n 22459 flew for American Airlines as N701AA prior to being sold to Express One.
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.