Flugunfall 09 AUG 2001 einer Boeing 717-231 N2417F - Belleville-Scott AFB, IL (BLV)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Donnerstag 9 August 2001
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B712 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 717-231
Fluggesellschaft:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Kennzeichen: N2417F
Werknummer: 55084/5052
Baujahr: 2001
Triebwerk: 2 BMW RR BR715-A1-30
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 71
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 76
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Belleville-Scott AFB, IL (BLV) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Nashville International Airport, TN (BNA/KBNA), USA
Flug nach:Saint Louis-Lambert International Airport, MO (STL/KSTL), USA
While on approach to Saint Louis, the nose gear was unable to be extended. The crew decided to carry out an emergency landing at Scott Air Force Base, runway 14L. The airplane came to rest on its nose and main landing gear.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The malfunction of the nose gear extension system, which resulted from a previous ground collision with a wheel chock. A factor was the wheel chock."

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 2 months
Accident number: CHI01FA270
Download report: Summary report



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Distance from Nashville International Airport, TN to Saint Louis-Lambert International Airport, MO as the crow flies is 434 km (271 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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