Runway excursion Incident Boeing 737-3Q8 5W-ILF, Tuesday 3 December 1996
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Date:Tuesday 3 December 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-3Q8
Owner/operator:Polynesian Airlines
Registration: 5W-ILF
MSN: 26282/2355
Year of manufacture:1992
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 128
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Faleolo International Airport, Upolu -   Samoa
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Apia, Western Samoa
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Extensive damage after veering off runway after landing from an ILS approach.


Air International Mar 1997.
Flight International.

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

13 September 1994 5W-ILF Polynesian Airlines 1 Faleolo International Airport, Upolu min
15 January 2014 VP-CKY Cayman Airways 0 Grand Cayman Island-Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM/MWCR) non

Revision history:

27-Nov-2015 17:23 JINX Added
26-Aug-2020 02:46 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
26-Nov-2021 00:24 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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