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Accident
Last updated: 25 August 2016
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Datum:Samstag 3 Januar 1987
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-379C
Fluggesellschaft:Varig
Kennzeichen: PP-VJK
Werknummer: 19822/726
Baujahr: 1968
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 38 / Insassen: 39
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 50 / Insassen: 51
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:18 km (11.3 Meilen) NE of Abidjan-Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport (ABJ) (   Elfenbeinküste)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Abidjan-Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport (ABJ/DIAP), Elfenbeinküste
Flug nach:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brasilien
Flugnummer: 797
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft crashed into the jungle while returning to the Abidjan following problems with the no. 1 engine.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Letter 243


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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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