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Accident
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:Definitief
Datum:vrijdag 2 september 1977
Tijd:08:38
Type:Silhouette image of generic CL44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-44D4-2
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Transmeridian Air Cargo
Registratie: G-ATZH
Constructienummer: 21
Bouwjaar: 1961-05-17 (16 years 4 months)
Aantal vlieguren:29376
Motoren: 4 Rolls-Royce Tyne 515-12
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:5 km (3.1 mijl) ENE van Waglan Island (   Hong Kong)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Vliegveld van aankomst:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD), Thailand
Vluchtnummer:3751
Beschrijving:
The no. 4 engine failed shortly after takeoff. The prop was feathered, but a fire developed and the aircraft was seen to crash into the sea on fire, 8 minutes after takeoff.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "A loss of control following in-flight separation of the right-hand outboard wing section and the no.4 engine. These failures followed a no.4 engine failure, an internal engine fire and a fire in the aircraft fuel system eventually resulting in a massive external fire."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AIB
Status: Investigation completed
Accident number: AAR 8/1980
Download report: Final report


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport en Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport bedraagt 1702 km (1064 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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