Airplane Crash - Jfk Airport, New York, New York 02/28/1984

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - JFK Airport, New York, New York


Date02/28/1984
Time16:16
LocationJFK Airport, New York, New York
OperatorScandinavian Airlines (SAS)
Flight #901
RouteOslo, Norway, New York, NY
TypeMcDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
RegistrationLN-RKB
Cn/In46871
Aboard177
Fatalities0
Ground0
SummaryWhile attempting to land at JFK, New York, the aircraft touched down 4,700 feet beyond the threshold, slid off end of runway and came to rest in a tidal waterway. The crew's disregard for prescribed procedures for monitoring and controlling of airspeed during the final stages of the approach and decision to continue the landing rather than to execute a missed approach. Overreliance on the autothrottle speed control system which had a history of recent malfunctions.

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