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Last updated: 23 March 2019
Date:Wednesday 4 February 2004
Time:ca 20:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-229C
Operator:Cameroon Airlines
Registration: TJ-AIO
C/n / msn: 21139/437
First flight: 1975-10-22 (28 years 4 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15A (HK)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Cotonou Airport (COO) (   Benin)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Cotonou Airport (COO/DBBB), Benin
Destination airport:?
Reportedly, the airplane suffered a tyre burst on takeoff. The takeoff was aborted and a small fire erupted, which was put out by fire services. Other sources report TJ-AIO was substantially damaged during a aquaplane/overrun incident while landing at Cotonou in January.


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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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