- Code Number:
N11002, Aborted Take-off at JFK, July 30 1992, TWA Flight 843, Lockheed L-1011, RB211-22B, RB211
- First flight: 1972
Total airframe hrs: 49662
Engines: 3 Rolls Royce RB211-22B
TWA Flight 843 (TW843) was a TWA passenger flight that crashed after an aborted takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport (New York) to San Francisco International Airport (California) in July of 1992. Despite a ferocious fire after the crash, the crew was able to evacuate all passengers from the aircraft. There was no loss of life.
In addition to the 9 flight attendants on board, there were 5 additional off-duty flight attendants, who assisted in the evacuation. Subsequently, although only 3 of 8 doors were available for use, the evacuation was completed within 2 minutes.
John F. Kennedy International Airport
Crew: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 280
Total: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 292
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