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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76509
Last updated: 6 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:JetBlue Airways
Registration: N590JB
MSN: 2231
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 91
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Sacramento International Airport (KSMF), CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Long Beach (KLGB)
Destination airport:Sacramento International (KSMF)
The pilots of Airbus A320-232, performing flight JBU-262, reported a brake trouble and landed heavily on RWY 16R at Sacramento International Airport (KSMF), CA, and blew four tires. A small fire then broke out on the right mainwheel section and the crew (5 members) deployed the emergency slides to evacuate the 86 (or 87?) passengers of the plane. The fire was quickly extinguished. Fifteen passengers are reported to be injured, with five of them being admitted to hospital.

The first officer’s inadvertent activation of the parking brake in flight led to the airplane abruptly stopping and all four of its main landing gear tires deflating after a a nonstandard procedure to cancel the airplane's monitoring alert system.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 6 months
Download report: Final report


Photo of N590JB courtesy

Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (KFLL / FLL)
22 March 2016; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

26-Aug-2010 20:54 angels one five Added
26-Aug-2010 23:51 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Aug-2010 09:27 RobertMB Updated [Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
23-Jan-2019 06:14 Aerossurance Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Jan-2019 06:14 Aerossurance Updated [Source]

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