ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 282797
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Narrative:Cathay Pacific Airways flight 508 made a hard landing on runway 16 of New Tokyo International Airport, in which the rear spar of the wing root and its vicinity of the left wing were damaged and the fuel flowed out from No. 1 fuel tank.
|Date:||Saturday 24 March 1990|
Lockheed L-1011-385-1 TriStar 1
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 301|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Tokyo/Narita International Airport (NRT/RJAA) -
|Nature:||Passenger - Scheduled|
|Departure airport:||Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG)|
|Destination airport:||Tokyo-Narita Airport (NRT)|
|Investigating agency: ||AAIC|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
Fire did not occur.
On board the aircraft were a crew of 18 and 283 passengers, and in the emergency evacuation effected, two passengers
were seriously injured.
It is estimated that immediately after the aircraft, which was approaching in a crosswind varying extensively in direction and speed, initiated a decrab operation, the aircraft encountered such a change of the wind that the strong wind which had been blowing crosswise at a right angle until immediately therebefore suddenly decreased and temporarily turned to a tailwind, wherein the captain could not conduct a relevant landing operation with a result of giving rise to a hard landing.
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|Investigating agency: ||AAIC |
|Report number: || |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Duration: ||2 years |
|Download report: || Final report|
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