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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121872
Last updated: 16 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-223
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N616AA
MSN: 24524/248
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:St. Louis, MO, Lambert Airport -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:uk
Destination airport:uk
St. Louis, MO, Lambert Airport was hit by a tornado on 4-22-2011. One American Airlines B-757 sustained substantial damage. Damage included debris embedded in the nose and tail. Lambert Airport remains closed to all air traffic while clean up crews work to remove the debris. It may open as soon as Sunday 4-24-11. Passengers are being re-routed around St. Louis. Parts of the roof of the main terminal were destroyed as well as many homes and businesses surrounding the airport.



Photo of N616AA courtesy

Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
23 November 1990; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

23-Apr-2011 15:30 dfix Added
29-Apr-2011 01:34 vvvww Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
18-Aug-2013 14:05 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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