Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Saturday 1 February 2003
Time:ca 10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B734 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-4Q8
Operator:Alaska Airlines
Registration: N764AS
C/n / msn: 25101/2348
First flight: 1992-07-31 (10 years 6 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-3C1
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR) (   Canada) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), United States of America
Destination airport:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR), Canada
Narrative:
The aircraft had landed slow and hard at Vancouver, and that it had momentarily rotated beyond its compressed-strut nose up limit. This caused damage to the aft belly skin. The aircraft was ferried to Everett, Washington, where a major repair was performed on the damaged skin and fuselage strap.

Classification:
Tailstrike

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Los Angeles International Airport, CA to Vancouver International Airport, BC as the crow flies is 1729 km (1081 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.
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