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Last updated: 27 February 2017
Datum:Sonntag 29 März 1981
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L29A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1329 JetStar 6
Fluggesellschaft:Alco Aviation
Kennzeichen: N267L
Werknummer: 5067
Baujahr: 1965
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT12A-6A Turbo Wasp
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:London-Luton Airport (LTN) (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Hassi Messaoud-Oued Irara Airport (HME/DAUH), Algerien
Flug nach:London-Luton Airport (LTN/EGGW), Großbritannien
Touched down beyond the runway 08 touchdown zone, overran, became airborne over a 10 m deep escarpment and struck the ground. The JetStar was on a nighttime non-precision approach without sufficient visual reference following a flight from Lagos (LOS), Nigeria via Hassi Messaoud (HME), Algeria.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE: "The accident was caused by the commander's action in attempting a landing from a non-precision approach without sufficient visual reference."

» AIB AAR 6/82

Official accident investigation report
investigating agency: Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) - United Kingdom
report status: Final
report number: AAIB AAR 6/1982
download report: Report on the accident to Lockheed Jetstar 1329, N267L at Luton International Airport, 29 March 1981 (AAIB AAR 6/1982)


photo of Lockheed 1329 Jetstar 6 N871D
N871D ended up as N267L
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Distance from Hassi Messaoud-Oued Irara Airport to London-Luton Airport as the crow flies is 2293 km (1433 miles).

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