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Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 21 October 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic P3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-3C Orion
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 158573
MSN: 185-5756
First flight: 1972
Engines: 4 Allison T56-A14
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bagram Air Base (BPM) (   Afghanistan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Bagram Air Base (OAI/OAIX), Afghanistan
Narrative:
The aircraft overshot the runway at Bagram. The right main landing gear collapsed and both right engines then caught fire. The Bagram Airfield fire department responded immediately and extinguished the fire. The airplane sustained serious structural and fire damage.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» U.S. plane overshoots runway in Afghanistan / Stars and Stripes (October 22, 2008)


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Global Action Plan for the Prevention of Runway Excursions (GAPPRE): recommendations and guidance material to prevent runway excursions
Lockheed P-3

  • 757 built
  • 48th loss
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 Afghanistan
  • 48th worst accident (at the time)
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