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Last updated: 19 March 2018
Datum:Freitag 22 Februar 1985
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow 24B
Fluggesellschaft:Air Mali
Kennzeichen: TZ-ACT
Werknummer: 87304104
Baujahr: 1968
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 45 / Insassen: 46
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 51 / Insassen: 52
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 3 km from Tombouctou Airport (TOM) (   Mali)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Tombouctou Airport (TOM/GATB), Mali
Flug nach:Mopti Airport (MZI/GAMB), Mali
An Antonov 24B passenger plane, operated by Air Mail, was destroyed in an accident near Tombouctou Airport (TOM), Mali. There were 46 passengers and six crew members on board. One passenger survived the accident.
The airplane operated on a flight from Gao Airport (GAQ) to Bamako Airport (BKO) with en route stops at Tombouctou and Mopti Airport (MZI).
An engine failure after takeoff from Tombouctou, forced the crew to return. The aircraft crashed before being able to reach the airport.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Tombouctou Airport to Mopti Airport as the crow flies is 270 km (169 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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