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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121576
Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Time:12:27 UTC
Type:Lockheed L-1011-385-1 Tristar
Owner/operator:British Airtours
Registration: G-BBAI
MSN: 1102
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 412
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Leeds Bradford International Airport, Yeadon, West Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI/LEPA)
Destination airport:Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA/EGNM)
Investigating agency: AIB
British Airtours Flight KT 101 overran the end of the runway surface on landing from Palma after a rain shower. The aircraft was evacuated, with only minor injuries sustained by the 14 crew and 398 passengers. The nose landing gear strut folded backwards during the overrun, leading to severe damage to the underside of the forward fuselage. The undersides of both wing-mounted engines were flattened and both engines suffered ingestion damage. The main wheels of the aircraft also dug deep troughs in the area, damaging the buried airfield lighting cables. The accident report concluded that the overrun was caused by the inability of the aircraft to achieve the appropriate level of braking effectiveness due to restricted thrust reverse options and recommended that both the scheduled wet runway performance of the TriStar and the condition of the surface of runway 14 at Leeds Bradford Airport should be re-examined.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AIB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

07-Apr-2011 02:29 ryan Added
12-Nov-2014 02:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
12-Nov-2014 02:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
26-Mar-2016 20:06 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
06-Mar-2019 10:44 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
29-Aug-2021 06:14 SANMJN Updated [Aircraft type]

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