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Date:Tuesday 20 October 2009
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas MD-11F
Operator:Centurion Air Cargo
Registration: N701GC
MSN: 48434/476
First flight: 1991
Engines: 3 General Electric CF6-80C2D1F
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD) (   Uruguay)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Destination airport:Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD/SUMU), Uruguay
Flightnumber: 431
A McDonnell Douglas MD-11F cargo plane, operated by Centurion Air Cargo as flight 431, sustained damage on landing at Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD), Uruguay. The right hand main landing gear leg was bent sideways during landing on runway 24. The crew managed to stop on taxiway A were the airplane had to be offloaded.



photo of MD-11F-N701GC
accident date: 20-10-2009
type: McDonnell Douglas MD-11F
registration: N701GC

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Montevideo-Carrasco Airport as the crow flies is 7165 km (4478 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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