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FAA Accident and Incident Reporting System (AIDS)

GENERAL INFORMATION
Data Source ACCIDENT AND INCIDENT DATABASE
Report Number 19870516033349I
Local Date 16-MAY-87
City NEW YORK
State NY
Airport Name JOHN F KENNEDY INTL
Event Type INCIDENT
Mid Air Collision NOT A MIDAIR

AIRCRAFT INFORMATION
Aircraft Damage MINOR
Aircraft Make BOEING
Aircraft Model 747
Aircraft Series 100
Airframe Hrs 61663
Operator PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWAYS INC
Primary Flight Type SCHEDULED AIR CARRIER
Secondary Flight Type PASSENGERS AND CARGO
Type of Operation AIR CARRIER/COMMERCIAL
Registration Nbr 744PA
Total Aboard 373
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aircraft Weight Class OVER 12500 LBS
Engine Make PWA
Engine Model JT9D7
Engine Group JT9
Number of Engines 4
Engine Type F

Environmental/Operations Info
Primary Flight Conditions UNKNOWN
Secondary Flight Conditions WEATHER NOT A FACTOR
Flight Plan Filed INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES

Pilot In Command
Pilot Certificates AIRLINE TRANSPORT
Pilot Rating AIRPLANE SINGLE, MULTI-ENGINE LAND
Pilot Qualification QUALIFIED

Event Remarks

THE AIRCRAFT SAFELY RETURNED AFTER TAKEOFF DUE TO ENGINE EXPLOSION. BOLTS IN J CLAMP FAILED.

END REPORT