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Last updated: 25 November 2015
Datum:Sonntag 9 Mai 1982
Flugzeugtyp:de Havilland Canada DHC-7-103
Kennzeichen: 7O-ACK
Werknummer: 15
Baujahr: 1979
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-50
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 45
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 23 / Insassen: 49
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:2 km (1.3 Meilen) E vom Land entfernt von Aden International Airport (ADE) (   Yemen)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Mukalla Airport (MKX), Yemen
Flug nach:Aden International Airport (ADE/ODAA), Yemen
A Dash 7 passenger plane, operated by Alyemda, crashed into the sea some 2 km from the Aden International Airport (ADE), Yemen. Of the 49 occupants, 23 were killed.
The pilot had reported the runway in sight at a distance of 9 nautical miles (17 km) and was cleared to report on final for runway 26. The wind was reported 240 degrees at 5 knots. The aircraft reported short final, was sighted by the tower and cleared to land. The aircraft was then seen losing altitude. It crashed in the sea.

» ICAO Summary No 6/82


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Distance from Mukalla Airport to Aden International Airport as the crow flies is 503 km (314 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.
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