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Accident
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 24 marzo 1952
Hora:03:07
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-07-01 Lodestar
Operador:Société Africaine des Transports Tropicaux - SATT
Registración: F-ARTE
Numéro de série: 18-2005
Año de Construcción: 1940
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 18
Total:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 21
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Gao Airport (GAQ) (   Mali)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Gao Airport (GAQ/GAGO), Mali
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Crashed shortly after takeoff from Gao, Mali. The airplane operated on a flight from Abidjan to Nice.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "An untimely contact with the ground after a take-off at night without any visible reference beyond the runway lights. The contact was due to an unsuspected loss of altitude. The reasons for this poor altitude control are not well-known; they may be attributed to the pilot's state of fatigue or to an occurrence, perhaps of minor significance in the cockpit which distracted the pilot's attention."



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