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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Datum:vrijdag 29 mei 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-331
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Registratie: N761TW
Constructienummer: 17673/69
Bouwjaar: 1959
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT4A-12
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 14
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 89
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 103
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY) (   Frankrijk)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), Frankrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), Verenigde Staten
A Boeing 707-331, registered N761TW, sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident on takeoff at Paris-Orly Airport (ORY), France. All 103 on board survived.
During takeoff, before reaching speed V1, vibration was felt. The pilot decided to abort the takeoff. During the deceleration, the aircraft pulled over to the right and left the runway at the end of its roll, collapsing the nose gear.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE: "The accident resulted from the bursting of the forward right tyre, manufactured in 1959 and retreaded twelve times . This burst was itself the result of the rupture of an inside wire. "


photo of Boeing-707-331-N761TW
accident date: 29-05-1964
type: Boeing 707-331
registration: N761TW

Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Paris-Orly Airport en New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY bedraagt 5791 km (3619 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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