Accident description
Last updated: 30 August 2014
Status:Preliminary
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:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Cotonou Airport (COO) (   Benin) show on map
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Cotonou Airport (COO/DBBB), Benin
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
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.

Sources:
» Le Matinal
» Scramble 299


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OO-SDP was sold to Cameroon in 2000.
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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.
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