Private charter MD87 at Houston on Oct 19th 2021, runway excursion after takeoff

Last Update: October 27, 2021 / 09:37:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 19, 2021

Classification
Accident

Aircraft Registration
N987AK

ICAO Type Designator
MD87

Airport ICAO Code
KTME

A private charter McDonnell Dougles MD-87, registration N987AK performing a charter flight from Houston,TX to Boston,MA (USA) with 18 passengers and 3 crew, experienced a runway excursion during takeoff and burst into flames shortly after. All people on board escaped without serious injury. The aircraft however, is a total loss.

The NTSB has started their investigation.

Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N987AK
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Aircraft Model / Type
DC-9-87
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
MD87
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 19, 2021

Classification
Accident

Aircraft Registration
N987AK

ICAO Type Designator
MD87

Airport ICAO Code
KTME

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