Accident description
Last updated: 30 September 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 13 November 2000
Time:18:13
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC95 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-51
Operator:Ghana Airways
Registration: 9G-ADY
C/n / msn: 47679/797
First flight: 1975
Total airframe hrs:45600
Cycles:64300
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 42
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 50
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Conakry Airport (CKY) (   Guinea)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Abidjan-Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport (ABJ/DIAP), Cote d'Ivoire
Destination airport:Conakry Airport (CKY/DGCY), Guinea
Flightnumber: 510
Narrative:
Gear up landing; damaged beyond economic repair. The aircraft operated on the route Accra - Abidjan - Monrovia - Freetown - Conakry.

Sources:
» Andrew Frowd
» Guinéenews
» ICAO Adrep
» Tommy Maurer


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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 Abidjan-Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport to Conakry Airport as the crow flies is 1165 km (728 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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