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Last updated: 7 October 2015
Date:Tuesday 6 January 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle 10R
Registration: SE-DEC
C/n / msn: 263
First flight: 1970
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 21
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 27
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN) (   Sweden)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN/ESSA), Sweden
Destination airport:Alicante Airport (ALC/LEAL), Spain
The nose pitched down at a height of 10m after takeoff. The Caravelle hit the runway hard causing the landing gear to fail. The aircraft slid off the runway and caught fire.
PROBALE CAUSE: Flight control problems and ice accumulation on the stabilizer.

» Aviation Letter 243
» ICAO Adrep Summary 1/88 (#2)


photo of Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle 10R SE-DEC
photo of Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle 10R SE-DEC
photo of Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle 10R `SE-SAOB`
SE-DEC was later used by the Arlanda ARFF
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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 Stockholm-Arlanda Airport to Alicante Airport as the crow flies is 2691 km (1682 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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