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Tail numberN782AL
Accident dateFebruary 16, 1995
Aircraft typeDouglas DC-8-63
LocationKansas City, MO
Additional details: None

NTSB description

On February 16, 1995, at 2027 cst, a Douglas DC-8-63 freighter, operated by Air Transport International LLC, and registered as N782AL, crashed while attempting a three-engined takeoff from runway 01L at Kansas City International Airport, Kansas City, Missouri. Weather at the time was clear, and the airplane was operating under FAR Part 91 on an IFR flight plan. The airplane was destroyed by impact forces and postcrash fire, and both pilots and the flight engineer suffered fatal injuries. The purpose of the flight was to ferry the airplane to Westover AFB, Massachusetts, for repair of the number one engine.

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