Crash of a Douglas DC-8 in Miami

Date & Time: Feb 4, 2007 at 2255 LT
Type of aircraft: Douglas DC-8 (29549)">
Registration:
HK-4277
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Medellin-Miami
MSN:
45976/372
YOM:
1968
Flight number:
TPA724
Location: Miami (23011)"> Florida (14523)">
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On landing on runway 09, after reverse were deployed, the right main landing gear broke off. The aircraft veered on its right and stopped further on. The aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Douglas DC-8 in Philadelphia

Date & Time: Feb 8, 2006 at 0001 LT
Type of aircraft: Douglas DC-8 (29549)">
Operator: United Parcel Service - UPS (34083)">
Registration:
N748UP
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Atlanta-Philadelphie
MSN:
45948
YOM:
1967
Flight number:
UPS1307
Location: Philadelphia (24645)"> Pennsylvania (15657)">
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
25000
Captain / Total hours on type:
16000.00
Copilot / Total flying hours:
7500
Copilot / Total hours on type:
2100
Aircraft flight hours:
67676
Circumstances:
On final approach, crew informed ATC that a smoke warning light came on. The aircraft landed normally but stopped in flames on runway 27R. All three occupants escaped without any injury. Fire fighters extinguished the fire at 04:00LT. The aircraft was partially destroyed by fire.
Causes: