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Last updated: 17 October 2019
Status:Definitief
Datum:zondag 5 oktober 2014
Tijd:18:52
Type:Silhouette image of generic A342 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A340-212
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Jordanian Airlines
Registratie: JY-AID
Constructienummer: 022
Bouwjaar: 1993-05-24 (21 years 5 months)
Motoren: 4 CFMI CFM56-5C3/F
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 16
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 164
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 180
Schade: Licht
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Taxi (TXI)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Amman-Queen Alia International Airport (AMM/OJAI), JordaniŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer:RJ261
Beschrijving:
Royal Jordanian Airlines flight 261, an Airbus A340, registration JY-AID, struck the vertical stabilizer of Chautauqua flight 6087, an ERJ-145, N572RP at New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The A340 was taxiing northwest bound on taxiway A and the ERJ-145 was stationary on taxiway Q. The ERJ-145 sustained substantial damage and the A340 sustained minor damage. There were no injuries to the 180 passengers and crewmembers onboard the Airbus or the 48 passengers and crewmembers on board Chautauqua Airlines flight 6087.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The A340 captain's failure to maintain adequate clearance between his wing and the tail of the EMB-145."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 11 months
Accident number: DCA15FA004B
Download report: Summary report


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Kaart
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 Amman-Queen Alia International Airport en New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY bedraagt 9155 km (5722 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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