Accident
Last updated: 16 September 2014
Estado:
Fecha:domingo 28 febrero 1971
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4)
Operador:Air Afrique
Registración: TT-DAA
Numéro de série: 3096
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:4 km (2.5 milles) de Fort-Archambault Airport (SRH) (   Chad)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Fort-Archambault Airport (SRH/FTTH), Chad
Descripción:
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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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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