Accident description
Last updated: 20 September 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 26 January 1974
Time:ca 07:30
Type:Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000
Operator:Türk Hava Yollari - THY
Registration: TC-JAO
C/n / msn: 11057
First flight: 1972
Total airframe hrs:2269
Cycles:3133
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 62 / Occupants: 68
Total:Fatalities: 66 / Occupants: 73
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Izmir-Cumaovasi Airport (ADB) (   Turkey) show on map
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Izmir-Cumaovasi Airport (IZM), Turkey
Destination airport:Istanbul-Yesilköy Airport (IST/LTBA), Turkey
Flightnumber: 301
Narrative:
The Fokker aircraft became airborne after a ground run on runway 35 of approx. 3200 feet. At a height of 8-10m the aircraft suddenly yawed left and pitched nose-down. The aircraft contacted the ground again and struck a drainage ditch, skidded, disintegrated and caught fire.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The aircraft stalled on takeoff due to over rotation and frost accretion on the wings."

Classification:
Icing
Loss of control

Sources:
» ICAO Circular 132-AN/93 (109-115)
» Willem Wendt


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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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