Crash-aerien 15 DEC 1985 d'un Boeing 747-136 G-AWNE - Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS)
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:dimanche 15 dcembre 1985
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B741 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-136
Compagnie:British Airways
Immatriculation: G-AWNE
Numéro de série: 19765/109
Année de Fabrication: 1971
Heures de vol:55667
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 17
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 252
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 269
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Intern.
Aéroport de départ:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL), Royaume Uni
Aéroport de destination:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS/KBOS), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Numéro de vol:BA215
Approximately 16 ft of the left inboard trailing edge flap separated while the aircraft was on final approach to land at Boston-Logan Airport. The approach and landing were completed without further incident. Investigation revealed 5 of the 8 bolts which hold the no. 3 flap track forward attach fitting to the wing showed signs of fatigue and the 3 remaining bolts showed overload type failures. No inspection requirements for the forward attachment bolts were required by Boeing at the time of the accident.

Probable Cause:

flight control,flap attachment..fatigue

flight control,flap attachment..failure,partial
acft/equip,inadequate airframe..manufacturer
insufficient standards/requirements,manufacturer..manufacturer

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 7 months
Accident number: NTSB/AAR-87/02/SUM
Download report: Summary report


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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 London-Heathrow Airport et Boston-Logan International Airport, MA est de 5201 km (3251 miles).

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