Accident description
Last updated: 29 August 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 7 December 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-351C
Operator:Libyan Arab Airlines
Registration: 5A-DJT
C/n / msn: 18888/425
First flight: 1965
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 189
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 199
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tripoli International Airport (TIP) (   Libya) show on map
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tripoli International Airport (TIP/HLLT), Libya
Destination airport:Benghazi-Benina International Airport (BEN/HLLB), Libya
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair following takeoff accident.

Sources:
» Scramble 153


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Distance from Tripoli International Airport to Benghazi-Benina International Airport as the crow flies is 666 km (416 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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