Accident description
Last updated: 31 July 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 26 June 1994
Time:19:40
Type:Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M
Operator:Air Ivoire
Registration: TU-TIP
C/n / msn: 10577
First flight: 1978
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5,5 km (3.4 mls) from Abidjan-Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport (ABJ) (   Cote d'Ivoire) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:San-Pédro Airport (SPY/DISP), Cote d'Ivoire
Destination airport:Abidjan-Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport (ABJ/DIAP), Cote d'Ivoire
Flightnumber: 777
Narrative:
The F-27 crashed in a wooded area, 3nm short of the runway with flaps and undercarriage still retracted.


Sources:
» Airnieuws 296 (p. 20)
» Airnieuws 297 (p. 22)
» Flight International 13-19.7.1994 (p.10)
» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/94 (#77)
» Scramble 183
» Volkskrant 2.7.94


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photo of Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M PH-EXK
PH-EXK prior to delivery to the Ivory Coast Government. The Government sold the plane to Air Ivoire.
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Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from San-Pédro Airport to Abidjan-Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport as the crow flies is 307 km (192 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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