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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156148
Last updated: 23 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-323ER
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N373AA
MSN: 25200/435
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 191
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow, Middlesex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Chicago International Airport (ORD/KORD)
Destination airport:London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Investigating agency: AAIB
On 15-1-1999, the flight experienced a hard landing on runway 27L at Heathrow after a flight from Chicago. No injuries sustained to the 191 persons on board (13 crew and 178 passengers). Damage sustained to airframe: Per the AAIB report "compression buckling of fuselage skin"


1. AAIB:
2. NTSB Identification: DCA99WA031 at
3. FAA:

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


American Airlines Boeing 767-300ER [N373AA] Taxi and Takeoff


Photo of N373AA courtesy

Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
4 March 2016; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

30-May-2013 11:44 ryan Added
27-Nov-2014 17:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Embed code]
30-Jun-2016 15:41 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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