Accident description
Last updated: 20 December 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 27 March 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
Operator:DETA Moçambique Airlines
Registration: CR-AIB
C/n / msn: 10205
First flight: 1962
Total airframe hrs:14864
Cycles:10147
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lourenço Marques Airport (MPM) (   Mozambique) show on map
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Lourenço Marques Airport (MPM), Mozambique
Destination airport:Lourenço Marques Airport (MPM), Mozambique
Narrative:
After over flying Lourenço Marques (now Maputo) Airport's runway 23 at low speed with the no. 2 prop feathered and the landing gear down, the F-27 banked to the right and crashed 450m to the right and 750m from the threshold.

Sources:
» Willem Wendt


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Distance from Lourenço Marques Airport to Lourenço Marques Airport as the crow flies is 0 km (0 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.
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