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Accident description
Last updated: 28 May 2016
Date:Thursday 9 February 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2B1
Operator:Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique - LAM
Registration: C9-BAD
C/n / msn: 20786/323
First flight: 1973-10-24 (15 years 4 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 108
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lichinga Airport (VXC) (   Mozambique)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Lichinga Airport (VXC/FQLC), Mozambique
Overran on landing in a rainstorm. One engine separated from the wing.

Runway excursion



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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.
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