ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58930
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Date:11-MAR-2009
Time:ca 08:15
Type:McDonnell Douglas MD-83
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N971TW
C/n / msn: 53621/2274
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 93
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:near New York-LaGuardia, NY (LGA) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:New York-LaGuardia, NY (LGA)
Destination airport:Chicago O'Hare Intl (KORD)
Narrative:
American Flight 309 departed New York's LaGuardia Airport at 08:15. The MD-80 apparently suffered an uncontained no.2 engine failure. Debris fell on a rooftop of a building in Queens.
The plane landed safely at runway 22R 21 minutes later.

Sources:
http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/03/11/plane-makes-emergency-landing-at-jfk/?hp
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL309/history/20090311/1205Z/KLGA/KORD


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11-Mar-2009 13:57 harro Added
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