Unfallbericht:The aircraft departed Beirut on a training flight for the promotion of four first officers to captains. Two touch-and-goes were performed, when after the third touchdown the aircraft yawed abruptly to the right, then to the left and to the right again. The aircraft stalled in a high nose-up attitude, the right wing struck the ground 12m to the right of Taxiway B3. The plane crashed and came to rest inverted across Taxiway F.
|Datum:||Montag 23 Juli 1979|
|Fluggesellschaft:||Trans Mediterranean Airways - TMA|
|Triebwerk:|| 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6 |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||Beirut International Airport (BEY) (Libanon)
|Flugphase:|| Anfangssteigflug (ICL)|
|Flug von:||Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Libanon|
|Flug nach:||Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Libanon|
OD-AFX pictured here during a brief 2-month lease to Zaire Aero Service
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Distance from Beirut International Airport to Beirut International Airport as the crow flies is 0 km (0 miles).
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.