Runway excursion Accident Boeing 707-3B4C SU-BMV, Friday 23 March 2001
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Date:Friday 23 March 2001
Time:04:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 707-3B4C
Owner/operator:Luxor Air Egypt
Registration: SU-BMV
MSN: 20260/823
Year of manufacture:1969
Total airframe hrs:55500 hours
Cycles:27300 flights
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B (HK2)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 182
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Monrovia-Roberts International Airport (ROB) -   Liberia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED/OEJN)
Destination airport:Monrovia-Roberts International Airport (ROB/GLRB)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
A Boeing 707-3B4C operated by Luxor Air Egypt suffered a landing accident at Monrovia-Roberts International Airport (ROB), Liberia. All 175 passengers and seven crew members survived.
The airplane operated on a hadj charter flight from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Shortly before touchdown on Monrovia's runway 04, the crew lost visual contact with the ground. The airplane touched down hard and bounced. It came down again in a right-wing low attitude, causing the separation of engines no. 3 and 4. The 707 then went off the left side of the runway before crossing the runway again in a right hand motion before coming to rest.

Sources:

ICAO Adrep
Tommy Maurer

Location

Images:


photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Aswan Airport (ASW); October 1998


photo (c) Chr. Gerlach, via W. Fischdick; Larnaca Airport (LCA); March 1996

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