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Last updated: 11 December 2017
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Date:Sunday 15 July 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83)
Operator:American Airlines
Registration: N110HM
C/n / msn: 49787/1636
First flight: 1989-09-01 (22 years 11 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Narrative:
An McDonnell Douglas MD-83 passenger plane sustained substantial damage in a maintenance mishap at Dallas/Fort Worth, TX. The airplane was being jacked during maintenance when the tail fell down, onto the tailstand. The tailstand went through the underside of the tail.

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