Narrative:Crashed into the sea while on approach to Djibouti Airport's runway 27. The Let crashed into the sea while completing a left hand turn for runway 27.
|Date:||17 MAR 2002|
|C/n / msn:|| 912537|
|First flight:|| 1991|
|Engines:|| 2 Walter M-601E|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||off Djibouti-Ambouli Airport (JIB) (Djibouti)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Mogadishu International Airport (MGQ/HCMM), Somalia|
|Destination airport:||Djibouti-Ambouli Airport (JIB/HDAM), Djibouti|
Both pilots were from the Ukraine; both cabin crew members from Djibouti.
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J2-KBC was later sold to Djibouti Airlines
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Distance from Mogadishu International Airport to Djibouti-Ambouli Airport as the crow flies is 1081 km (676 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.