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.
|Date:||26 JAN 1974|
|Type:||Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000|
|Operator:||Türk Hava Yollari - THY|
|C/n / msn:|| 11057|
|First flight:|| 1972|
|Total airframe hrs:||2269|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 62 / Occupants: 68|
|Total:||Fatalities: 66 / Occupants: 73 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Izmir-Cumaovasi Airport (ADB) (Turkey)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Izmir-Cumaovasi Airport (IZM), Turkey|
|Destination airport:||Istanbul-Yesilköy Airport (IST/LTBA), Turkey|
PROBABLE CAUSE: "The aircraft stalled on takeoff due to over rotation and frost accretion on the wings."
» ICAO Circular 132-AN/93 (109-115)
» Willem WendtSample newspaper article from Newspaperarchive.com
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.