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Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Sonntag 3 Dezember 2017
Zeit:18:24
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-115 (WL)
Fluggesellschaft:American Airlines
Kennzeichen: N9011P
Werknummer: 5798
Baujahr: 2013-09-30 (4 years 2 months)
Triebwerk: 2 CFMI CFM56-5B6
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: leicht beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   USA)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Tegucigalpa-Toncontin Airport (TGU/MHTG), Honduras
Flug nach:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flugnummer:AA1531
Unfallbericht:
The right wing of American Airlines Flight 1531, an Airbus A319-115 (N9011P), contacted an American Airlines Boeing 737-823 (N344PP) on the ground at Miami International Airport, Florida, USA.
According to flight crew statements, N344PP had landed on runway 09 from San Juan, Puerto Rico as flight 1613. The flight was instructed to turn onto taxiway N5 from taxiway M. The captain set the parking brake as they waited for preceding traffic to clear.
N9011P was taxiing to the stand after arriving from Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The aircraft was following N344PP along taxiway M and observed N344PP stop on the taxiway N5 with its tail partially blocking taxiway M. After several minutes of waiting, N9011P requested permission to taxi past N344PP, which was granted. As the Captain of N9011P slowly taxied, the first officer attempted to visually monitor clearance between their airplanes wingtip and N344PPs horizontal stabilizer. The FO stated that he was temporarily blinded by the glare from the ramp lights and the airplanes collided. N9011P received minor damage to its right wingtip and the lower spar of N344PP's horizontal stabilizer was fractured.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The failure of the flight crew of N9011P to maintain an appropriate clearance from N344PP, which was stopped on the taxiway."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 276 days (9 months)
Accident number: DCA18CA043A
Download report: Final report
Language: English

Informationsquelle:
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Distance from Tegucigalpa-Toncontin Airport to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1483 km (927 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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