DALLAS – A Red Air (L5) McDonnell Douglas MD-82 was involved in a major incident at Miami International Airport (MIA).
The aircraft in question is Flight L5203 operated by an MD-83 registered as HI1064. The flight arrived this afternoon from Santo Domingo/Las Americas Airport (SDQ), Dominican Republic. The MD-82 collided with several objects and steered off the runaway into the grassy area between the runway and the taxiway.
The MD-82 destroyed a communications/radar tower as well as a small building in its path. The tower could be seen wrapped around the plane’s right wing, both on fire.
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Source:: “Airways Magazine”