Accident McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83) N961TW,
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Date:Tuesday 20 June 2006
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83)
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N961TW
MSN: 53611/2264
Year of manufacture:1999
Total airframe hrs:20836 hours
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 136
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
Destination airport:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The flight crew of an American Airlines
PROBABLE CAUSE: "The jammed nose landing gear due to a failure of the nose landing gear spray deflector for undetermined reasons."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CHI06FA158
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Download report: Final report




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