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Last updated: 24 September 2018
Datum:Freitag 15 September 2017
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-231 (WL)
Fluggesellschaft:American Airlines
Kennzeichen: N137AA
Werknummer: 6647
Baujahr: 2015-06-10 (2 years 3 months)
Triebwerk: 2 IAE V2533-A5
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Bridgetown-Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) (   Barbados)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flug nach:Bridgetown-Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI/TBPB), Barbados
American Airlines flight AA2393 sustained substantial damage in a tailstrike accident on landing at Bridgetown-Grantley Adams International Airport, Barbados. The aircraft, an Airbus A321-231, departed Miami International Airport at 18:42 hours local time (22:42 UTC). The flight touched down on runway 09 at the destination Bridgetown Airport at 21:59 hours local time (01:59 UTC, September 16). During touchdown the tail section struck the runway. The aircraft proceeded normally to the apron.
On September 28 the aircraft was ferried at low altitude (FL100) to Miami and continuing to San Antonio the next day, also at FL100.


METAR Weather report:
00:00 UTC / 20:00 local time:
TBPB 160000Z 10010KT 9999 FEW018 28/25 Q1013 NOSIG

01:00 UTC / 21:00 local time:
TBPB 160100Z 09011KT 9999 SCT018 28/26 Q1014 NOSIG

02:00 UTC / 22:00 local time:
TBPB 160200Z 09012KT 9999 FEW016 28/26 Q1015 NOSIG


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Bridgetown-Grantley Adams International Airport as the crow flies is 2577 km (1611 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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