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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58930
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Time:ca 08:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
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)
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.


Revision history:

11-Mar-2009 13:57 harro Added

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