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L1011 Incident @ LBA In 1980s?  
User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24964 posts, RR: 56
Posted (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1611 times:

I have read in other forums that sometime in the 1980s an L1011 TriStar ran off the runway at LBA? Is this true? Can anyone tell me how it happened and does anyone have pics or know where i can get info on the incident.


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User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24964 posts, RR: 56
Reply 1, posted (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1553 times:

Anyone know? LBA? Servisair? Billy? I thought some of you might have replied by now, so i will keep on waiting.


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User currently offlinePhilB From Ireland, joined May 1999, 2915 posts, RR: 13
Reply 2, posted (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1549 times:

G-BBAI ran off the runway on landing at LBA in 1985 or 1986 - I can't access my incident records at present.

From memory, the aircraft landed hot and long in wet and gusty conditions and ran off the runway.

The major damage caused made it impossible to fly the aircraft out, but the damage was not of write off proportions.

It was towed to the South East side of the terminal wher the damage was repaired in the open with a temporary wind/rain break being erected around the damaged areas.

Repairs ran into months and the cost of the work made the aircraft the most expensive airline TriStar in service.


User currently offlineG-BEAK From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2000, 168 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1531 times:

"On 27th May 1985, British Airtours TriStar G-BBAI overran the runway on landing at Leeds/Bradford Airport after a flight from Majorca. All the 416 passengers were rapidly evacuated, the TriStar suffering serious undercarriage damage, and the 160-tonne aircraft was recovered for repair within 48hr of the incident. The major recommendations to be made following the investigation of this incident was to improve the drainage of wet runways and to investigate landing performance on runways with a significant initial downslope."

(Modern Civil Aircraft:8 Lockheed TriStar, Philip J Birtles)


G-BBAI rules. Best TriStar ever.




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