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Last updated: 21 May 2018
Datum:woensdag 26 juli 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:ADC Airlines
Registratie: 5N-BBA
Constructienummer: 47217/360
Bouwjaar: 1968
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 9
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 82
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 91
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Monrovia-Sprigg Payne Airport (MLW) (   Liberia)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Accra-Kotoka Airport (ACC/DGAA), Ghana
Vliegveld van aankomst:Monrovia-Sprigg Payne Airport (MLW/GLMR), Liberia
After a flight from Lagos and Accra, the aircraft approached Monrovia in rain. The DC-9 touched down short of the runway, causing the undercarriage to collapse. The aircraft came to rest on the runway, 1600 feet from touchdown.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE: A rather flat and dangerously low approach flown by the commander of the aircraft thereby causing the main landing gear to hit the elevated threshold of the substandard runway.

» Air Safety Week 9:30 7.08.1995 (7)
» Scramble 196(63)


photo of McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31 N966ML
After a period of storage, N966ML was sold to ADC in October 1992.
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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 Accra-Kotoka Airport en Monrovia-Sprigg Payne Airport bedraagt 1168 km (730 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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