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Last updated: 19 October 2021
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 3 septiembre 1980
Hora:14:37
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-21
Operador:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Registración: N327PA
Numéro de série: 19036/278
Año de Construcción: 1966-05-27 (14 years 3 months)
Motores: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 67
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 73
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) (   Costa Rica)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO/MROC), Costa Rica
Número de Vuelo:PA421
Descripción:
The Boeing, named "Clipper Meteor", undershot runway 07 in heavy rain. The aircraft struck approach lights and the landing gear had sheared off when the plane came to rest in a field.

Fuentes:
» Jet-Airliner Unfälle seit 1952 / J. Richter, Chr. Wolf


Fotos

photo of Boeing-727-21-N327PA
accident date: 03-09-1980
type: Boeing 727-21
registration: N327PA
photo of Boeing-727-21-N327PA
accident date: 03-09-1980
type: Boeing 727-21
registration: N327PA
 

Map
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 San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport as the crow flies is 1794 km (1121 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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