Date: June 01, 1999
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas MD-82
Reg: N215AA
Airline: American Airlines
Flight No: 1420
Fatalities: 145 : 11

The wreckage of American Airlines Flight 1420 after it slid off the end of the runway while attempting to land in heavy rain and thunderstorms. The crew's decision to continue the approach despite severe thunderstorms in the area and crosswinds that exceeded American Airlines' guidelines led to the accident. Also, the crew did not arm the automatic spoiler system before landing or manually deploy the spoilers after touchdown.