Date & Time: Oct 13, 2012 at 1954 LT
Type of aircraft:
McDonnell Douglas MD-11
Operator:
Registration:
N988AR
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Miami - Campinas
MSN:
48434/476
YOM:
1991
Flight number:
CWC425
Country:
Brazil
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Aircraft was completing a cargo flight from Miami to Campinas-Viracopos with four crew and was carrying 67 tons of electronics, pharmaceutical chemicals and automotive parts. After landing on runway 15, left main gear broke off, and left engine struck the ground. The left tyre on central main gear burst as well. All four crew were uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.