Runway excursion Accident McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82) PK-LMW, Saturday 4 March 2006
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Date:Saturday 4 March 2006
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82)
Owner/operator:Lion Air
Registration: PK-LMW
MSN: 49443/1291
Year of manufacture:1986
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT8D-217
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 144
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, written off
Location:Surabaya-Juanda Airport (SUB) -   Indonesia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Denpasar-Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport (DPS/WADD)
Destination airport:Surabaya-Juanda Airport (SUB/WARR)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
LionAir flight IW8987 departed Bali (DPS) for a flight to Surabaya (SUB). The left engine thrust reverser was noted out of service prior to departure. Initial reports indicate that after the airplane's nose wheel touched the runway, reverse thrust was applied and the airplane yawed to the right. Action was taken to reduce reverse thrust, but the airplane departed the runway coming to rest approximately 7000 feet from the approach end of runway 10. Runway 10 is 9,843 long. The airplane nose gear and E&E bay was damaged.
The cost of repair was said to have been over USD 3,000,000. Sources indicate that the airplane may be withdrawn from use. This has not been confirmed yet.





photo (c) Werner Fischdick; San Diego International Airport, CA (SAN); 18 July 1988

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