Runway excursion Accident McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 YV-135C, Friday 26 November 1993
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Date:Friday 26 November 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Registration: YV-135C
MSN: 46971/258
Year of manufacture:1978
Engine model:General Electric CF6-50C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 123
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, written off
Location:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE) -   Argentina
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI)
Destination airport:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ)
VIASA Flight 940 approached Ezeiza runway 35 in poor weather (800 feet cloud base, rain showers and a crosswind component). The plane touched down approximately 750-800 m from the threshold and began to aquaplane. The DC-10 could not be stopped on the 2800 m long runway and overran onto soft ground by 120 m. The nosegear leg collapsed rearward, causing engines no. 1 and 3 to strike the ground.
The aircraft was stored at Ezeiza before being broken up in November 1998.


ICAO Summary 6/95



photo (c) Rodrigo; Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE); 26 November 1993

photo (c) Rodrigo; Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE); 26 November 1993

photo (c) Werner Fischdick; Frankfurt International Airport (FRA); 30 April 1988

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