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Last updated: 27 August 2016
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Date:Thursday 20 February 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-349C
Operator:TAAG Angola Airlines
Registration: D2-TOJ
C/n / msn: 19355/553
First flight: 1966
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD) (   Angola)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro-Galećo International Airport, RJ (GIG/SBGL), Brazil
Narrative:
Nosegear failure.

Sources:
» Flight International


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Distance from Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport to Rio de Janeiro-Galećo International Airport, RJ as the crow flies is 6173 km (3858 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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