American Airlines Flight Overruns Runway in Dallas-Fort Worth

American Airlines Flight Overruns Runway in Dallas-Fort Worth
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Over the weekend, an American Airlines flight from Washington National overran the runway on landing in Dallas-Fort Worth.

Incident: American Airlines Flight Overruns Runway in Dallas-Fort Worth…

American Airlines Flight Overruns Runway in Dallas-Fort Worth
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American Airlines flight AA1632 is a routine scheduled flight between Washington National Airport in DC and Dallas-Fort Worth, with the affected rotation overrunning the runway being operated by N991AN.

As per data from, N991AN is a 14.7 year old Boeing 737-800 that was delivered to the U.S carrier back in June 2009.

Of the 737-800 variant, the airline has 303 of them in the fleet, of which 293 are in active service and 10 are currently parked, offering an average fleet age of 14.3 years.

American Airlines flight AA1632 departed Washington at 1707 local time on February 10 and proceeded in a south-westerly direction towards DFW.

The entire flight was routinely normal until the landing phase into DFW.

As per The Aviation Herald, AA1632 came to a stop only on the runway end safety area past the runway end.

It is understood that no major and injuries were suffered as a result of this incident apart from three main tyres being deflated, with the aircraft being towed to the apron an hour and a half after arrival into Dallas-Fort Worth.

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