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Last updated: 19 October 2017
Datum:maandag 4 oktober 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7CF
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Emirates Air Transport
Registratie: TZ-ARC
Constructienummer: 45467/970
Bouwjaar: 1958
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:140 km (87.5 mijl) NNE of Nairobi (   Kenia)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Nairobi (unknown airport), Kenia
The aircraft struck the cloud-covered Mount Kenya, while descending from FL150.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Premature descent.


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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