Narrative:The left wing lifted shortly after touching down on runway 06 due to a sudden burst of heavy rain and strong winds. The right wing struck the ground, causing the Boeing to veer off the side of the runway. The right wing separated after striking a bunker.
|Date:||Sunday 30 June 1996|
|Operator:||DAS Air Cargo|
|C/n / msn:|| 20546/860|
|First flight:|| 1972|
|Engines:|| 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B (HK)|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Bamako Airport (BKO) (Mali)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Departure airport:||Niamey Airport (NIM/DRRN), Niger|
|Destination airport:||Bamako Airport (BKO/GABS), Mali|
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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 Niamey Airport to Bamako Airport as the crow flies is 1097 km (685 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.