From: "Mark A. Brown" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 15 Jun 96 13:43:27 Followups: 1 2
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Hi, This will probably be old hat by the time I post because of the delay in my feed from the mailing list server. However, at 12:08 JST on 13th June, a Garuda DC-10 overran on landing at Fukuoka airport, Kyushu, Japan. The aircraft came to a rest over 100 metres from the end of the southwards-facing runway to the right of the centreline broke into two around the wing area and burned. The fuselage came to rest rotated to the left from the track it took when it left the runway. The last I heard there were 3 fatalities. >From the TV pictures and my sketchy understanding of a Japanese newsreader, the aircraft had trouble with the number 2 (centre, tail) engine. There was a hole visible on the right side of number 2 engine's duct. Whether this indicates an uncontained failure I can only guess. The engines were reported as General Electric CF6. Similarities with Sioux City? Mark.