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Last updated: 17 January 2017
Datum:dinsdag 11 september 1990
Tijd:ca 15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-247
Registratie: OB-1303
Constructienummer: 20266/760
Bouwjaar: 1969-10-24 (20 years 11 months)
Motoren: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 10 / inzittenden: 10
Totaal:slachtoffers: 16 / inzittenden: 16
Schade: Vermist
Gevolgen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Plaats:290 km (181.3 mijl) SE van Newfoundland, Canada (   Atlantische Oceaan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport (KEF/BIKF), IJsland
Vliegveld van aankomst:Gander Airport, NF (YQX/CYQX), Canada
The Boeing 727 was ferried back from Malta to Peru after having been leased to Air Malta. The aircraft had left Keflavik for Gander, when at 15:20 a distress message was received by the crew of TWA flight 851 and American 35. The Faucett crew were descending through FL100 with the low fuel light on. They were preparing to ditch. Nothing more was heard from the flight.

» Aviation Week & Space Technology 17.9.90 (42)


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport en Gander Airport, NF bedraagt 2513 km (1571 miles).

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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