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Accident
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 4 octubre 1976
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7CF
Operador:Emirates Air Transport
Registración: TZ-ARC
Numéro de série: 45467/970
Año de Construcción: 1958
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:140 km (87.5 milles) NNE of Nairobi (   Kenia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Nairobi (unknown airport), Kenia
Descripción:
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 TZ-ARC
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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