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Last updated: 21 October 2017
Statuts:Enquête Préliminaire
Date:mardi 15 septembre 2015
Heure:20:32
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-3DZER
Compagnie:Qatar Airways
Immatriculation: A7-BAC
Numéro de série: 36010/731
Année de Fabrication: 2008-07-09 (7 years 2 months)
Moteurs: 2 General Electric GE90-115B
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord:
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord:
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord:
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: Au décollage (TOF)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Intern.
Aéroport de départ:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Doha-Hamad International Airport (DOH/OTHH), Qatar
Numéro de vol:QR778
Détails:
A Boeing 777-3DZER, registration A7-BAC, suffered substantial damage when it struck the approach lighting system runway lights during takeoff from Miami International Airport, Florida.
Qatar Airways flight QR778 started taxying from Gate D14 at Miami Airport at 20:18 hours local time. The aircraft taxied via taxiway Sierra and entered runway 9 at intersection T1 for departure. Runway length available from this point was about 2610 m.
The underbelly of the aircraft impacted approach lighting system runway lights during takeoff at 20:32 hours. The approach lighting system was located 2950 m from the point where the aircraft entered the runway.
The flight continued to the destination Doha Airport, Qatar and landed without incident some 13,5 hours later.
The FAA reported that an inspection revealed damage that was described as substantial.

After the accident the runway 27 ALS was Notamed out of service:
MIA 09/160 MIA RWY 27 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1509161828-1510162000
MIA 09/159 MIA RWY 27 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1509161755-1510162000

Sources:
» FAA
» Flightradar24
» Miami Airport Diagram
» Photo of damaged approach lights

METAR Weather report:
00:53 UTC / 20:53 local time:
KMIA 160053Z 04005KT 10SM SCT029 SCT045 SCT150 OVC200 27/24 A3009 RMK AO2 RAE23 SLP188 OCNL LTGIC DSNT NW CB DSNT NW MOV NW P0000 T02720239

23:53 UTC / 19:53 local time:
KMIA 152353Z 00000KT 7SM +RA SCT025CB BKN085 BKN180 OVC250 27/23 A3006 RMK AO2 RAB34 SLP178 CB NE-SE-SW-W MOV NW P0006 60006 T02670228 10317 20267 58001


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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Miami International Airport, FL et Doha-Hamad International Airport est de 12264 km (7665 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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