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Accident
Last updated: 12 December 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:martes 20 junio 2006
Hora:06:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic MD83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83)
Operador:American Airlines
Registración: N961TW
Numéro de série: 53611/2264
Año de Construcción: 1999-04-08 (7 years 3 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:20836
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 131
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 136
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:AA1740
Descripción:
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

Fuentes:
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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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