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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 197257
Last updated: 17 April 2019
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Time:22:41 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-8F
Owner/operator:Polar Air Cargo Worldwide
Registration: N852GT
C/n / msn: 37571/1462
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Tokyo/Narita International Airport (NRT/RJAA) -   Japan
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Tokyo/ Narita International Airport (NRT/RJAA), Japan
Destination airport:Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG/ZSPD), China
Investigating agency: JTSB
A serious incident of a Boeing 747-8F of Polar Air Cargo was revealed on 9th August, 2017. In the night of 15th July, 2017, just 19 minutes before the curfew, flight PAC/PO213 to Shanghai Pudong International Airport was taking off from runway 16L (2500 m/8202 ft long) at Tokyo/Narita.
The freighter became airborne 85 m/279 ft past the departure end of the runway. However, the altitude should have been more than 10.7 m/35 ft at 326 m/1070 ft (15% length margin) from the departure end. No personal injuries were reported, and there were no further trouble for the rest of the flight.
A fence near the runway 16L departure end was damaged by the engine exhaust. A resident under the departure course reported household effects were blown away by the plane.
Polar Air Cargo explained that this occurrence was due to an erroneous thrust setting at the takeoff. JTSB launched an investigation as a serious incident similarly to overrun accidents.




Revision history:

10-Aug-2017 06:08 isamuel Added
10-Aug-2017 09:35 isamuel Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
10-Aug-2017 17:51 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Destination airport, Narrative, Photo, ]
10-Aug-2017 18:00 harro Updated [Source]
11-Aug-2017 18:09 harro Updated [Narrative]

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