Narrative:The aircraft crashed while positioning for a localizer only approach to runway 19R.
|Date:||21 JUL 1988|
|Operator:||Angola Air Charter|
|C/n / msn:|| 18881/436|
|First flight:|| 1965|
|Engines:|| 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||10 km (6.3 mls) N of Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) (Nigeria)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Oostende Airport (OST/EBOS), Belgium|
|Destination airport:||Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS/DNMM), Nigeria|
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 Oostende Airport to Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport as the crow flies is 4926 km (3079 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.