ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 737-4Q8 N764AS Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR)
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Saturday 1 February 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic B734 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-4Q8
Operator:Alaska Airlines
Registration: N764AS
MSN: 25101/2348
First flight: 1992-07-31 (10 years 6 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-3C1
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 96
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 101
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR) (   Canada)
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
The aircraft had landed slow and hard at Vancouver and 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.

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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 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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