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American Airlines Flight 2253 runway overrun


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  • Accident No: DCA11IA015
  • Accident Type: Office of Aviation Safety
  • Location: Jackson Hole, WY
  • Date: 12/29/2010

On December 29, 2010, about 11:38 a.m. MST, American Airlines flight 2253, a Boeing 757-200, N668AA, ran off the departure end of runway 19 after landing at Jackson Hole Airport (JAC), Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The airplane came to rest about 730 feet past the departure end of the runway in deep snow. The 179 passengers, 2 pilots, and 4 flight attendants on board were not injured, and the airplane sustained minor damage. The airplane was registered to and operated by American Airlines as a scheduled domestic flight under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 121. Instrument meteorological conditions in light snow prevailed at JAC at the time of the landing, and the flight operated on an instrument flight rules flight plan. The flight originated from Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois.

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