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Accident
Last updated: 5 December 2016
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Datum:Montag 23 Juli 1979
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-327C
Fluggesellschaft:Trans Mediterranean Airways - TMA
Kennzeichen: OD-AFX
Werknummer: 19107/507
Baujahr: 1966
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Beirut International Airport (BEY) (   Libanon)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Ausbildungsflug
Flug von:Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Libanon
Flug nach:Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Libanon
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 12 m to the right of Taxiway B3. The plane crashed and came to rest inverted across Taxiway F.

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OD-AFX pictured here during a brief 2-month lease to Zaire Aero Service
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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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