Incident McDonnell Douglas MD-83 EI-CRE, Thursday 7 May 2009
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Date:Thursday 7 May 2009
Time:21:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas MD-83
Owner/operator:Meridiana
Registration: EI-CRE
MSN: 49854/1601
Year of manufacture:1989
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Incident
Location:Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (LICC) -   Italy
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA/LICC)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Takeoff from runway 8 was aborted; the airplane sustained serious damage to the undercarriage.
A tyre failed but it is has not yet been confirmed if this happened before the abort or as a result of the abortion.

Sources:

https://web.archive.org/web/20090610030124/http://www.ansv.it/It/Detail.asp?ID=1118
https://ansv.it/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/rapporto_info-2002a.pdf

Revision history:

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12-May-2009 10:32 harro Added

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