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 extinguished the fire. The airplane sustained serious structural and fire damage.
|Date:||Tuesday 21 October 2008|
|Type:||Lockheed P-3C Orion|
|Operator:||United States Navy|
|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)|
|Destination airport:||Bagram Air Base (BPM/OAIX), Afghanistan|
» U.S. plane overshoots runway in Afghanistan / Stars and Stripes (October 22, 2008)
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.