Accident
Last updated: 22 August 2014
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Samstag 12 April 1997
Zeit:13:50
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC95 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-51
Fluggesellschaft:Ghana Airways
Kennzeichen: 9G-ACM
Werknummer: 47755/878
Baujahr: 1978
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 97
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 104
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Abidjan Airport (ABJ) (   Elfenbeinküste)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Accra-Kotoka Airport (ACC/DGAA), Ghana
Flug nach:Abidjan Airport, Elfenbeinküste
Flugnummer: 560
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft first attempt to land at runway 21 was abandoned due to heavy rainfall and poor visibility. The second ILS approach was continued and the DC-9 touched down some 900m down the wet runway. The aircraft began to veer to the left and ran off the side at 1800m down the runway. The undercarriage collapsed.
Wind was 110deg. at 17 knots, gusting to 25kts.


Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Adrep
» Scramble 217


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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 Accra-Kotoka Airport to Abidjan Airport as the crow flies is 416 km (260 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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