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Last updated: 22 April 2018
Fecha:sábado 2 enero 1988
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-230
Operador:Condor Flugdienst
Registración: D-ABHD
Numéro de série: 22635/774
Año de Construcción: 1981-06-15 (6 years 7 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:19334
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Total:Fatalidades: 16 / Ocupantes: 16
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Seferihisar (   Turquía)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport (STR/EDDS), Alemania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Izmir-Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB/LTBJ), Turquía
Número de Vuelo:3782
The flight, with the co-pilot at the controls, was cleared to the Outer Marker (CU NDB) for an ILS approach to runway 35. After passing the NDB the pilots switched to ILS and thus couldn't verify their position in the procedure turn. The aircraft was outside the 35deg sector of the ILS centreline and the crew followed the wrong side beam. The crew descended to Outer Marker altitude and the 737 struck Dümentepe Hill, 10,5nm from the airport. The aircraft disintegrated and burned.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident occurred due to the wrong use of navigation aids. The cause is attributed mainly to the lack of adherence to company procedures especially in respect of crew coordination during approach and basic instrument flying procedures."

» FUS Flugunfall-Kurzbericht 2X0001/88
» ICAO Adrep Summary 3/89 (#6)


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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 Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport to Izmir-Adnan Menderes Airport as the crow flies is 1831 km (1144 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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