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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:dinsdag 27 april 1993
Tijd:17:28
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Continental Air Lines
Registratie: N72822
Constructienummer: 49482/1309
Bouwjaar: 1986
Aantal vlieguren:21572
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-217
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 115
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 121
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer:CO588
Beschrijving:
A McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N72822, operating as Continental Airlines Flight 588, had the right main landing gear collapse during landing roll at Denver-Stapleton International Airport, Colorado. There were two minor injuries reported from the emergency evacuation, and the aircraft sustained substantial damage.
According to the flight deck crew, the takeoff, en route, and approach were normal. Upon touch down on runway 26R, a severe vibration occurred and the right main gear collapsed at 117 knots. The aircraft remained on the runway and skidded to a stop.

Probable Cause:

A vibration in the right main landing gear, for undetermined reasons, which resulted in collapse of the right main gear. A factor was failure of the pilot in command to ensure deployment of the ground spoilers.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 2 months
Accident number: DEN93FA049
Download report: Summary report

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Foto's

photo of DC-9-82-N72822
accident date: 27-04-1993
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82)
registration: N72822
photo of DC-9-82-N72822
accident date: 27-04-1993
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82)
registration: N72822
photo of DC-9-82-N72822
accident date: 27-04-1993
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82)
registration: N72822
 

Kaart
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 San Francisco International Airport, CA en Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO bedraagt 1524 km (953 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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