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Hull-loss description
Last updated: 22 May 2017
Status:- (No safety board investigation)
Date:Wednesday 1 May 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82)
Operator:American Airlines
Registration: N7518A
C/n / msn: 49895/1698
First flight: 1990
Total airframe hrs:66761
Cycles:34918
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-217C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Minor
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Newark-Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), United States of America
Destination airport:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW/KDFW), United States of America
Narrative:
The MD-82 reportedly suffered minor damage in a ramp incident at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW). The airplane was withdrawn from use and ferried to Tulsa, OK on 23 June 2013 and further to Roswell, NM on 3 October 2013. Both flight were flown at or below FL100.

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 564


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Distance from Newark-Liberty International Airport, NJ to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX as the crow flies is 2190 km (1369 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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