This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information.
If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport, KY (CVG/KCVG)
Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative: Polar Air Cargo flight PO916 diverted to Ontario Airport, California following an engine pod strike incident on landing at Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX). The aircraft, a Boeing 747-87UF cargo plane, approached runway 25L in strong crosswind conditions. The aircraft banked right and the no.4 engine pod contacted the runway. A go around was performed and the aircraft diverted to Ontario Airport. The Polar Air Crew reported to ATC that they had experienced windshear on landing.
Weather about the time of the incident (07:46 LT / 14:46) UTC: METAR KLAX 151453Z 34025G35KT 10SM FEW017 SCT160 BKN220 16/01 A2986 RMK AO2 PK WND 35043/1403 SLP110 T01610011 53003 METAR KLAX 151353Z 35019G33KT 10SM FEW150 BKN200 16/01 A2986 RMK AO2 PK WND 32037/1337 SLP110 T01610006