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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 14 March 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild F-27A
Operator:Air Mauritanie
Registration: 5T-CJY
C/n / msn: 28
First flight: 1958
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Nouakchott Airport (NKC) (   Mauritania)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Nouakchott Airport (NKC/GQNN), Mauritania
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair.

Sources:
» WCAA


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photo of Fairchild F-27A N15001
N15001 was sold by Air West in March 1973 and flew for several smaller U.S. operators before being sold to Air Mauretanie in May 1978.
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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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