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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Date:Friday 19 November 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic B731 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-112
Operator:COPA Panama - Compañía Panameña de Aviación
Registration: HP-873CMP
MSN: 19768/184
First flight: 1969-06-26 (24 years 5 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 86
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 92
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Panama City-Tocumen International Airport (PTY) (   Panama)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Destination airport:Panama City-Tocumen International Airport (PTY/MPTO), Panama
Flightnumber: 301
The aircraft touched down following a runway 03R ILS approach, but wasn't properly aligned with the runway. The 737 then departed the runway 2500 feet past the threshold and crossed taxiway H. The nosegear had collapsed. Weather was bad with low clouds, turbulence and rain.

Runway excursion

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photo of Boeing-737-112-HP-873CMP
accident date: 19-11-1993
type: Boeing 737-112
registration: HP-873CMP

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 Panama City-Tocumen International Airport as the crow flies is 1850 km (1156 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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