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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156148
Last updated: 5 November 2019
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Date:15-JAN-1999
Time:06:11
Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-300
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N373AA
C/n / msn: 25200/435
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 191
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow, Middlesex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Chicago International Airport (ORD/KORD)
Destination airport:London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
On 15-1-1999, the flight experienced a hard landing on runway 27L at Heathrow after a flight from Chicago. No injuries sustained to the 191 persons on board (13 crew and 178 passengers). Damage sustained to airframe: Per the AAIB report "compression buckling of fuselage skin"

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5423002c40f0b61342000973/Boeing_767-323__N373AA_10-99.pdf
2. NTSB Identification: DCA99WA031 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief2.aspx?ev_id=20001204X00044&ntsbno=DCA99WA031&akey=1
3. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=373AA
4. http://www.airfleets.net/ficheapp/plane-b767-25200.htm
5. https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/Boeing/767/25200/N373AA-American-Airlines

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report

American Airlines Boeing 767-300ER [N373AA] Taxi and Takeoff

Images:

Photo of N373AA courtesy AirHistory.net


Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
4 March 2016; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-May-2013 11:44 ryan Added
27-Nov-2014 17:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Embed code]
30-Jun-2016 15:41 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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