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Last updated: 25 November 2015
Datum:maandag 2 december 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic B742 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-228B
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air France
Registratie: F-GCBC
Constructienummer: 22427/485
Bouwjaar: 1980-10-07 (5 years 2 months)
Motoren: 4 General Electric CF6-50E
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 17
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 261
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 278
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Rio de Janeiro-Galećo International Airport, RJ (GIG) (   Braziliė)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG), Frankrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Rio de Janeiro-Galećo International Airport, RJ (GIG/SBGL), Braziliė
The aircraft veered off runway 14 on landing, crossed a ditch and collided with a concrete ramp. It appeared that the no. 1 engine throttle cable had broken, making it impossible for the flight crew to control engine power. The engine had accelerated to an unusually high level of (forward) thrust (above take-off power).

» Jornal do Brasil - 3 December 1985


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport en Rio de Janeiro-Galećo International Airport, RJ bedraagt 9118 km (5699 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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