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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58843
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Time:3:15 pm loca
Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-451
Owner/operator:Northwest Airlines
Registration: N673US
MSN: 30268/1226
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 440
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Tokyo -   Japan
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tokyo Narita - NAA
Destination airport:Minneapolis - MSP
The flight NW-20 could not raise the gear after departure, dumped fuel over the Pacific Ocean near Chosi and returned to the airport for a safe landing 80 minutes after takeoff.



Photo of N673US courtesy

Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
22 July 2015; (c) Peter de Jong

Revision history:

01-Mar-2009 10:45 Certosino Added

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