Wednesday, June 8, 2016

United Parcel Service, McDonnell Douglas MD-11, N277UP: Accident occurred June 06, 2016 in Incheon, Korea

UNITED PARCEL SERVICE CO: http://registry.faa.gov/N277UP

NTSB Identification: DCA16RA175 
Scheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Monday, June 06, 2016 in Incheon, Korea, Republic Of
Aircraft: MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD11, registration: N277UP
Injuries: 1 Minor, 3 Uninjured.

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

The Korean Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board (KARAIB) has notified the NTSB of an accident involving a McDonnell Douglas MD11 airplane that occurred on June 06, 2016. The NTSB has appointed a U.S. Accredited Representative to assist the KARAIB's investigation under the provisions of ICAO Annex 13 as the State of Manufacturer and Design of the airplane.

All investigative information will be released by the KARAIB.

N277UP UNITED PARCEL SERVICE FLIGHT UPS 61 BOEING MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD11 AIRCRAFT DURING A REJECTED TAKEOFF, WENT OFF THE RUNWAY AND THE GEAR COLLAPSED, ONE PERSON ON BOARD SUSTAINED MINOR INJURIES, DAMAGE IS SUBSTANTIAL, INCHON, KOREA

Date: 06-JUN-16
Time: 13:45:00Z
Regis#: N277UP
Aircraft Make: MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Aircraft Model: MD11
Event Type: Accident
Highest Injury: Minor
Damage: Substantial
Activity: Cargo
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Aircraft Operator: UPS-United Parcel Service
Flight Number: UPS61
City: INCHON
Korea, Republic of (South)




Transport authorities are currently investigating an accident on Monday involving an American cargo plane at Incheon International Airport.

According to Incheon International Airport Corp. and the Transport Ministry, a UPS cargo plane failed to takeoff from the airport on Monday night after skidding off the runway, losing its front wheels.

Four crew members, including the pilot, were able to safely escape the aircraft, which was bound for Anchorage, Alaska, with approximately 100 tons of cargo onboard.

Although the runway is closed while the cargo and debris are being removed, Incheon Airport’s two remaining runways are fully functional. Authorities said it would take approximately three days to tow the plane.

The accident damaged six localizer antennas on the ground, which help to guide planes as they land. Airport authorities said that they expect the antennas to be fully repaired in approximately three months.

Original article can be found here: http://www.koreaherald.com

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