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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Dienstag 20 Juni 2006
Zeit:06:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic MD83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83)
Fluggesellschaft:American Airlines
Kennzeichen: N961TW
Werknummer: 53611/2264
Baujahr: 1999-04-08 (7 years 3 months)
Betriebsstunden:20836
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 131
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 136
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), USA
Flug nach:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD), USA
Flugnummer:AA1740
Unfallbericht:
The flight crew of an American Airlines

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The jammed nose landing gear due to a failure of the nose landing gear spray deflector for undetermined reasons."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Accident number: CHI06FA158
Download report: Summary report

Informationsquelle:
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Distance from Los Angeles International Airport, CA to Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL as the crow flies is 2784 km (1740 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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