Accident Boeing 747-8KZF JA13KZ, Monday 1 February 2021
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Date:Monday 1 February 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic B748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 747-8KZF
Owner/operator:Nippon Cargo Airlines
Registration: JA13KZ
MSN: 36138/1431
Year of manufacture:2011
Engine model:General Electric GEnx-2B67
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Tokyo-Narita International Airport (NRT/RJAA) -   Japan
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH)
Destination airport:Tokyo-Narita Airport (NRT/RJAA)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Boeing 747-8F of Nippon Cargo Airlines, operating NCA/KZ258 from Hong Kong to Tokyo/Narita, suffered a tail strike while go around in the first landing attempt on runway 16R at Narita at 18:50 LT. The freighter landed safely in the second attempt 20 minutes later. In the post flight inspection, a scar with three meters long and 90 cm wide was found in the lower rear fuselage. The runway was temporally closed for inspection, but found nothing abnormal. There were no injuries among two crew members. Wind shear may be a factor.
Initially, JTSB launched an investigation as a serious incident, however, the rating of the occurrence was changed to an aviation accident next day.


UTC / local time:
RJAA 011030Z 18009KT 9999 FEW025 10/05 Q1017 WS R16R NOSIG RMK 1CU025 A3003=

UTC / local time:
RJAA 011000Z 21009KT 9999 FEW025 10/06 Q1017 NOSIG RMK 1CU025 A3005=

UTC / local time:
RJAA 010930Z 16006KT 140V200 9999 FEW020 SCT130 09/06 Q1018 NOSIG RMK 1CU020 3AC130 A3006=


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

28 March 2018 JA13KZ Nippon Cargo Airlines 0 between Los Angeles and San Francisco min


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