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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146973
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:19-FEB-1981
Time:14:46
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale / BAC Concorde 101
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-BTSD
MSN: 213
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 49
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Chantilly, Virginia -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD)
Destination airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
Narrative:
During takeoff from Washington-Dulles Airport the no. 2 tire burst due to FOD; engines no. 1 and 2 were replaced. main gear blew. The flight diverted to New York-JFK with one engine shut down due to vibration.
PROBABLE CAUSE:
airframe - landing gear: wheels,tires,axles
miscellaneous acts,conditions - material failure
powerplant - miscellaneous: foreign object damage
FACTOR:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - vibration,excessive

Sources:

1. NTSB: Identification: NYC81IA028 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=27788&key=0&queryId=da547845-1058-494b-858a-c33fc0a41f03&pgno=2&pgsize=100
2. http://www.concordesst.com/accident/past.html

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

10 Sep 1987 F-BTSD Air France 0 New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) unk
10 Apr 1988 F-BTSD Air France 0 New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) unk

Safety recommendations:

Safety recommendation A-81-150 issued 9 November 1981 by NTSB to BEA France
Safety recommendation A-81-151 issued 9 November 1981 by NTSB to BEA France
Safety recommendation A-81-152 issued 9 November 1981 by NTSB to BEA France


Images:

Photo of F-BTSD courtesy AirHistory.net


Paris - Le Bourget (LFPB / LBG)
13 December 2012; (c) Juhani Sipilä

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jul-2012 07:21 harro Added
09-Dec-2015 23:25 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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