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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228803
Last updated: 8 September 2019
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Time:14:35 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-823 (WL)
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N861NN
C/n / msn: 31109
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Miami, Florida, United States of America -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA)
Destination airport:Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS/MYNN)
Aircraft operating as American Airlines Flight 2834 received multiple warnings concerning one of the air data computers (ADC) just before take-off. Flight returned to the parking position. Investigation revealed that a piece of foam was glued into one of the ADCs, generating false data to the flight instruments. This piece of foam was intentionally inserted by a mechanic, who tried - by technically delaying the flight - to generate overtime for financial reasons.


Revision history:

08-Sep-2019 06:10 Edwin Added
08-Sep-2019 06:13 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
08-Sep-2019 09:40 Edwin Updated [Source, Narrative]

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