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Last updated: 14 May 2021
Datum:maandag 2 augustus 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-222
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United Airlines
Registratie: N508UA
Constructienummer: 24744/277
Aantal vlieguren:9483
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 157
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 164
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Portland International Airport, OR (PDX/KPDX), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN), Verenigde Staten
A Boeing 757-222 operated by United Airlines sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN).
The first officer, who was flying the airplane, was making a visual approach to runway 26R. Although the approach was stable from 500 feet, the landing flare was initiated late, and the airplane touched down firmly. It bounced slightly and assumed a nose high attitude. When it touched down again, the tail scraped the runway.

Probable Cause:

Probable cause:
The first officer's improper recovery from a bounced landing. Factors were: the first officer's delayed initiation of the flare, and the captain's improper supervision of the flight.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 93 days (3 months)
Accident number: DEN93LA098
Download report: Summary report



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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Portland International Airport, OR en Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO bedraagt 1570 km (981 miles).

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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