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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 28 June 1989
Time:21:19
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-748-435 Srs. 2B
Operator:Cameroon Airlines
Registration: TJ-CCF
C/n / msn: 1804
First flight: 1985
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 535-2
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 45
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 47
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Yaoundé-Ville Airport (YAO) (   Cameroon)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Douala Airport (DLA/FKKD), Cameroon
Destination airport:Yaoundé-Ville Airport (YAO/FKKY), Cameroon
Narrative:
The crew managed to land during the third landing attempt in stormy weather. Touchdown however, was 400 m short of the runway end. The aircraft overran and collided with an embankment.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/89 (#19)


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Distance from Douala Airport to Yaoundé-Ville Airport as the crow flies is 200 km (125 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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