Video - FedEx MD-11F Crashed in Tokyo-Narita

Today a FedEx McDonnell Douglas MD-11F (N526FE) - flight 80 - crashed during landing in Tokyo-Narita (NRT) (Japan) killing the 2 pilots on board.

The plane bound from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) (China) to Tokyo-Narita Airport (NRT) (Japan) landed in high winds on runway 16R/34L The airplane bounced on first touchdown, then dropped from 50-100 ft onto the nosewheel, the plane then rapidly banked to the left. The left wing touched the ground and burst into flames. The MD-11 rolled further onto its back and slid off the runway.

The crash was captured by a CCTV airport security camera.

Videos:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/7958392.stm

Photos: http://edition.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/03/22/japan.planecrash/index.html#cnnSTCPhoto
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