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Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:dimanche 13 août 1972
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-321
Compagnie:Jugoslovenski Aerotransport - JAT
Immatriculation: YU-AGA
Numéro de série: 17601/76
Année de Fabrication: 1959-10-21 (12 years 10 months)
Heures de vol:44272
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 11
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 175
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 186
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: Au décollage (TOF)
Nature:Charter International
Aéroport de départ:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Rijeka Airport (RJK/LDRI), Croatie
Numéro de vol:JU3410
Jugoslovenski Aerotransport (JAT) Flight 3410 was involved in an accident during a rejected takeoff from runway 13R at the New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, USA. There were 175 passengers and a crew of 11 aboard the aircraft at the time of the accident; 15 passengers and a steward were injured during the evacuation from the aircraft.
During the takeoff, the right cockpit sliding window came open, which made a loud noise. This action occurred 3 seconds after the cocaptain had called V1. The captain initiated action to reject the takeoff.
The aircraft ran off the end of the runway, struck the blast fence, and came to a stop approximately 120 feet from the end of the paved surface and 80 feet to the right of the runway. The left wing and engines Nos. 1 and 2 were damaged by impact and the ensuing fire. The crew and passengers successfully exited the aircraft.
The emergency equipment from the Port of New York and New Jersey Authority arrived on the scene in approximately 4 minutes and extinguished the flames.

Probable Cause:

The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of this accident was the unknown degraded capability of the heavily loaded aircraft's braking system, which precluded stopping the aircraft within the runway distance available. The reduced braking capability resulted from a malfunctioning V-3 relay in the left antiskid control shield of the aircraft's braking system, which rendered two of the eight-wheel brakes ineffective. A sound like that of an explosion in the cockpit during the takeoff roll caused the captain to reject the takeoff.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 234 days (8 months)
Accident number: NTSB-AAR-73-7
Download report: Final report
Language: English


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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY et Rijeka Airport est de 6788 km (4242 miles).

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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