Wednesday, 20 October 2021

McDonnell Douglas MD-87 crashes on take off

A McDonnell Douglas MD-87 travelling from Houston Executive Airport (TME/KTME) to Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS/KBOS) has burst into flames after coming to rest in a field near Houston Executive Airport, TX. All 21 passengers and crew are said to have evacuated safely with two people being injured. The aircraft was attempting to take off from runway 36 at Houston Executive Airport at the time of the accident. The aircraft went through a fence and took down powerlines before it came to a stop about 500 m past the end of the runway.

Aircraft Information:
Airline: 987 Investments
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas MD-87
Registration: N987AK
Serial Number: 49404
Engines: 2 x PW JT8D-217C
First Flew: 01/12/1987
Age: 33 Yrs 10 mts

The MD 87 history
08/01/1988 Finnair OH-LMB
14/11/2000 Aeromexico N204AM 
28/08/2015 987 Investments LLC N987AK 

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