Narrative:Flew into the side of Chiradzulu Mountain.
|Date:||Sunday 19 October 1958|
|Operator:||L'Armée de L'Air|
|C/n / msn:|| 16144/32892|
|First flight:|| 1945|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Total:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||21 km (13.1 mls) E of Blantyre-Chileka Airport (BLZ) (Malawi)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Blantyre-Chileka Airport (BLZ/FWCL), Malawi|
|Destination airport:||Antananarivo-Arivonimamo Airport (TNR/FMMA), Madagascar|
» St. Joseph Gazette - Oct 20, 1958
» Le livre d'or de l'aviation malgache/J.P.Pénette & C.Pénette Lohau
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Blantyre-Chileka Airport to Antananarivo-Arivonimamo Airport as the crow flies is 1342 km (838 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.