Accident
Last updated: 23 August 2014
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 26 diciembre 1974
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic GLF2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Gulfstream Aerospace G-1159 Gulfstream II
Operador:Togo Government
Registración: 5V-TAA
Numéro de série: 149
Año de Construcción: 1974
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Lome Airport (LFW) (   Togo) show on map
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Official state flight
Aeropuerto de Salida:Niamey Airport (NIM/DRRN), Niger
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Lome Airport (LFW/DXXX), Togo
Descripción:
A Gulfstream II corporate jet, the presidential jet of Togo President Gnassingbé Eyadéma, was damaged beyond repair in a fatal accident near Lome Airport (LFW). Three crew members were killed but all three passengers survived.
The corporate jet was returning from Niamey Airport (NIM) where it had taken Niger President Seyni Kountche.
In January 1974 Togo President Gnassingbé Eyadéma had lost his Presidential Douglas C-47 in an accident.


Fuentes:
» Toledo Blade - Dec 29, 1974


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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 Niamey Airport to Lome Airport as the crow flies is 815 km (510 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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