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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 188122
Last updated: 10 December 2018
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Date:13-JUN-2016
Time:c 08:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N654AW
C/n / msn: 1050
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 136
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:PHX
Destination airport:SFO
Narrative:
Right hand V2527 engine cowling opened on take off and separated on flight AA403 from Phoenix to San Francisco. The aircraft climbed to 10,000 ft and then returned to Phoenix for a safe landing about 25 minutes after departure.

Note this does not feature in the NTSB database.

Sources:

https://www.12news.com/article/news/local/valley/american-airlines-flight-turns-back-to-sky-harbor-after-part-falls-off-plane/242650848
https://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/central-phoenix/flight-diverted-back-to-phoenix-after-engine-cowling-falls-off-american-airlines-plane
http://www.krmg.com/news/news/local/aa-engine-cover-lost-plane-returns-airport/nrfzN/
http://aerossurance.com/safety-management/united-human-error-dysfunction/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jun-2016 14:52 Aerossurance Added
14-Jun-2016 19:31 Goldfish86 Updated [Location, Embed code]
15-Jun-2016 05:59 AF5541 Updated [Total occupants]
01-Jan-2018 13:03 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]

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