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B727 undershoot accident at Pohnpei, Micronesia May 2008. NTSB report needed

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B727 undershoot accident at Pohnpei, Micronesia May 2008. NTSB report needed

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Old 8th Jul 2013, 11:59
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B727 undershoot accident at Pohnpei, Micronesia May 2008. NTSB report needed

16 May 2008 and an Asia Pacific Airlines Boeing 727 freighter crashed short of the runway while landing at Pohnpei Airport, Micronesia.

Can anyone give me a link to the final NTSB Accident report on this accident, please? I have had no luck in finding the report so far. Back in the 1980's I used to fly a 737 into Pohnpei (then called Ponape) and am interested in the circumstances of this accident.

There was a similar accident at Ponape in 2001 but I don't know what type of aircraft was involved on that occasion.

The 2008 727 undershoot accident sounded similar to the Asiana 777 accident at SFO.

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Old 8th Jul 2013, 12:21
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The NTSB report is on this page,but it's very brief.Cargo flight,no fatalities so I guess not much interest.

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2001 was ExpressOne N701NE... Crew "unhappy" with one another over scheduling issues didn't speak with each other on entire approach hence flaps never moved past 2 degrees. Bounced 40 feet tore mains apart, aircraft was repairable until one of the body supports used for storage until repairs was moved and caved in the pressure hull near the forward pit.

2008 was Asia Pacific Airlines N319NE... AntiSkid sensor malfunction caused system to continuously release brakes on landing. Aircraft overran runway and came to rest with nose wheel in water. Returned to service 6 months later.

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PS You won't find an NTSB report because the FSM are the ones who investigated both. I'm not sure anything is available online, and if it was it would not be worth reading.

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Hope this helps.
Thanks very much for all the replies.
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