NTSB Identification: DCA97WA005
Incident occurred Wednesday, November 06, 1996 in BUENOS AIRES, Argentina
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas MD-11, registration: N271W
Injuries: 282 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On November 6, 1996, at 1519 local time (1819 UTC), World Airways flight 201, and MD-11, N27AW, ran off the end of runway 11 at Ezeiza International Airport, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and became mired in the mud. There were 268 passengers, 4 flightcrew (including 2 relief first officers), and 10 flight attendants on board. All occupants deplaned through the passenger door using external stairs and there were no injuries. The airplane received minor damage. The incident was investigated by the Junta de Investigaciones de Accidentes de Aviacion Civil (JIAAC) Argentina.

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