Accident description
Last updated: 26 October 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 8 February 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-349C
Operator:TAAG Angola Airlines
Registration: D2-TOI
C/n / msn: 18975/445
First flight: 1965
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD) (   Angola)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Narrative:
The 707 struck a radio antenna on top of a building, breaking hydraulic and control lines. The aircraft then overran on landing causing the nosegear to collapse.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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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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