ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 707-323C N751MA Manta Airport (MEC)
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Date:Tuesday 22 October 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-323C
Operator:Millon Air
Registration: N751MA
MSN: 19582/639
First flight: 1967
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B (HK)
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 23
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:SW of Manta Airport (MEC) (   Ecuador)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Manta Airport (MEC/SEMT), Ecuador
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
The Boeing 707, on a cargo flight to Miami (carrying frozen fish and flowers), crashed shortly after takeoff from runway 23. The aircraft ripped off rooftops of houses in the Dolorosa neighborhood and crashed in flames into a restaurant. Local officials claim an engine was on fire.

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photo of Boeing-707-323C-N751MA
accident date: 22-10-1996
type: Boeing 707-323C
registration: N751MA
photo of Boeing-707-323C-N751MA
accident date: 22-10-1996
type: Boeing 707-323C
registration: N751MA

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 Manta Airport to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 2960 km (1850 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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