Narrative:Crashed in a mountainous area from an altitude of 11900m. One of the passengers was French senior official Michel Baroin. He was returning to France after meeting with Congolese president Denis Sassou-Nguesso.
|Date:||Thursday 5 February 1987|
|C/n / msn:|| 55-070|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9|
|Total:||Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Jakiri (Cameroon)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Brazzaville-Maya Maya Airport (BZV/FCBB), Congo|
|Destination airport:||Tamanrasset Airport (TMR/DAAT), Algeria|
» La disparition de M. Michel Baroin Les circonstances de l'accident d'avion demeurent inexpliquées (Le Monde 8-2-1987)
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 Brazzaville-Maya Maya Airport to Tamanrasset Airport as the crow flies is 3178 km (1986 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.