ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 727-2B6 PP-LBY Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO)
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Wednesday 1 May 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-2B6
Operator:Fly Linhas Aéreas
Registration: PP-LBY
MSN: 21297/1236
First flight: 1976-11-24 (19 years 5 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 79
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 90
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO) (   Ecuador)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO/SEQU), Ecuador
Destination airport:Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport (GYE/SEGU), Ecuador
The takeoff in rainy weather was aborted below V1 (120 kts), but the Boeing overshot the runway (runway 35), struck the ILS installation, went down a slope and crossed a road between some houses. The gross weight of the Boeing was 69620 kg, about 9700 kg more than the allowed gross weight for these conditions. The crew had been told by their company that MTOW was 70000 kg.

Rejected takeoff
Runway excursion

» ICAO Adrep Summary 1/97 (#12)


photo of Boeing-727-2B6-CN-RMO
accident date: 01-05-1996
type: Boeing 727-2B6
registration: CN-RMO

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport to Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport as the crow flies is 271 km (170 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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