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Last updated: 16 January 2022
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Datum:Sonntag 28 Februar 1971
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:Air Afrique
Kennzeichen: TT-DAA
Werknummer: 3096
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:4 km (2.5 Meilen) von Fort-Archambault Airport (SRH) (   Tschad)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Fort-Archambault Airport (SRH/FTTH), Tschad
Unfallbericht:
The freighter aircraft crashed into the ground, 2,5 miles short of the runway of Fort-Archambault (now Sarh) Airport when the pilot believed he was at 500 feet.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Radio altimeter inoperative; faulty reading of altimeter possible due to pilot fatigue.



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