Date & Time: May 9, 2004 at 1450 LT
Type of aircraft:
ATR72-200
Operator:
Registration:
N438AT
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mayaguez - San Juan
MSN:
438
YOM:
1995
Flight number:
AA5401
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
22
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
6071
Captain / Total hours on type:
3814
Copilot / Total flying hours:
2000
Copilot / Total hours on type:
20
Aircraft flight hours:
19276
Aircraft flight cycles:
18086
Circumstances:
On landing, the aircraft bounced twice and veered off runway before coming to rest with its wing separated. 18 passengers and both pilots were injured while the aircraft was written off. According NTSB, the approach configuration adopted by crew was wrong.