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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144288
Last updated: 18 May 2020
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Time:01:08 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas MD-82
Registration: YV348T
C/n / msn: 49120/1071
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 131
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Santo Domingo-Mayor Buenaventura Vivas Airport (STD/SVSO) -   Venezuela
Phase: Landing
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI)
Destination airport:Santo Domingo-Mayor Buenaventura Vivas Airport (STD/SVSO)
An MD-82 passenger plane struck a cow during landing at Santo Domingo Airport. No one was injured.

Causal Factor.
The General Directorate for the Prevention and Investigation of Air Accidents considers the physical factor as the cause of this incident due to the impact of the aircraft against five cows that were on the runway during the landing phase, generating minor damage to its structure.
Contributing Factor.
The General Directorate for the Prevention and Investigation of Air Accidents considers the human factor as a contributor to this incident due to the absence of a wildlife control program at the airport facilities.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

08-Mar-2012 01:24 marvalod Added
08-Mar-2012 01:28 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
01-May-2020 16:38 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Date, Time, Source, Narrative]
01-May-2020 16:39 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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