Vliegtuigongeval op 06 SEP 1993 met Boeing 767-209 ZK-NBF - Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:maandag 6 september 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic B762 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-209
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air New Zealand
Registratie: ZK-NBF
Constructienummer: 22681/18
Bouwjaar: 1982
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7R4D
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 9
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 195
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 204
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Honolulu International Airport, HI (HNL/PHNL), Verenigde Staten
The right rear main undercarriage of Boeing 767-200 aircraft, registration ZK-NBF, failed at while standing at Gate 104 at Los Angeles Airport. The boarding had been completed and the aircraft was about to depart.
The rear axle of the right-hand main gear had fractured.

Probable Cause:

The final report did not contain a Probable Cause statement. In the Findings, it was stated that the aircraft had been involved in a runway excursion in which it became buried in mud. Mud had penetrated in the void between the axle and its sleeves, in time causing corrosion and stress corrosion cracking.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: TAIC New Zealand
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 156 days (5 months)
Accident number: 93-011
Download report: Final report


TAIC issued 4 Safety Recommendations

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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 Los Angeles International Airport, CA en Honolulu International Airport, HI bedraagt 4082 km (2551 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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