Accident description
Last updated: 1 October 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 21 October 2008
Type:Lockheed P-3C Orion
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 158573
C/n / msn: 5756
First flight: 1972
Engines: 4 Allison T56-A14
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bagram Air Base (BPM) (   Afghanistan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Bagram Air Base (BPM/OAIX), Afghanistan
Narrative:
The aircraft overshot the runway at Bagram. The right main landing gear collapsed and both right engines then caught fire. The Bagram Airfield fire department responded immediately and distinguished the fire. The airplane sustained serious structural and fire damage.

Sources:
» U.S. plane overshoots runway in Afghanistan / Stars and Stripes (October 22, 2008)


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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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