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Last updated: 25 January 2022
Date:Friday 19 April 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic L101 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1011 TriStar 1
Operator:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Registration: N31007
MSN: 1026
First flight: 1973-02-25 (1 year 2 months)
Total airframe hrs:2382
Engines: 3 Rolls-Royce RB211-22B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), United States of America
Destination airport:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS/KBOS), United States of America
Fire broke out when the aircraft was on the ground, severely damaging the rear fuselage. Heat damage ranged from FS267 to FS1792.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Undetermined."

Damaged on the ground

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Distance from Los Angeles International Airport, CA to Boston-Logan International Airport, MA as the crow flies is 4166 km (2603 miles).

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