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Last updated: 19 November 2018
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Saturday 30 September 2017
Time:10:46
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-823 (WL)
Operator:American Airlines
Registration: N841NN
C/n / msn: 30914/3298
First flight: 2010-05-24 (7 years 4 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-7B24
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 104
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 110
Aircraft damage: Minor
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Washington-Ronald Reagan National Airport, DC (DCA) (   United States of America)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Destination airport:Washington-Ronald Reagan National Airport, DC (DCA/KDCA), United States of America
Narrative:
American Airlines Flight AA1533, a Boeing 737-823 (N841NN), contacted an American Airlines Airbus A321-231 (N982VJ) on the ground at Washington-Ronald Reagan National Airport, DC, USA.
The aircraft was taxiing to the stand after arriving from Miami, Florida when the left hand winglet impacted the right hand horizontal stabilizer of the A321.
The A321 had just arrived from Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas as flight AA419.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: DCA17CA214A

Classification:
Ground collision

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Washington-Ronald Reagan National Airport, DC as the crow flies is 1474 km (922 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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