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Last updated: 20 September 2018
Datum:Montag 4 Oktober 1976
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7CF
Fluggesellschaft:Emirates Air Transport
Kennzeichen: TZ-ARC
Werknummer: 45467/970
Baujahr: 1958
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:140 km (87.5 Meilen) NNE of Nairobi (   Kenia)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Nairobi (unknown airport), Kenia
The aircraft struck the cloud-covered Mount Kenya, while descending from FL150.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Premature descent.


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photo of Douglas DC-7CF N2977
N2977 was sold to Emirates Air Transport in 1976 and reregistered TZ-ARC
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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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