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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 181768
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-3Q8
Owner/operator:Polynesian Airlines
Registration: 5W-ILF
MSN: 26282/2355
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 128
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Faleolo International Airport, Upolu -   Samoa
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Apia, Western Samoa
Extensive damage after veering off runway after landing from an ILS approach.


Air International Mar 1997.
Flight International.

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

13 Sep 1994 5W-ILF Polynesian Airlines 1 Faleolo International Airport, Upolu min
15 Jan 2014 VP-CKY Cayman Airways 0 Grand Cayman Island-Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM/MWCR) non


Photo of 5W-ILF courtesy

Wellington - International (NZWN / WLG)
November 2000; (c) Peter Gates Collection

Revision history:

27-Nov-2015 17:23 JINX Added
26-Aug-2020 02:46 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
26-Nov-2021 00:24 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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