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Last updated: 22 February 2019
Date:Sunday 11 June 2006
Time:ca 18:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Operator:Force Aérienne Tchadienne
Registration: TT-PAF
C/n / msn: 5141
First flight: 1988
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Abéché Airport (AEH) (   Chad)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:N'Djamena Airport (NDJ/FTTJ), Chad
Destination airport:Abéché Airport (AEH/FTTC), Chad
The Hercules transport plane departed N'Djamena on a supply flight to Abéché where a number of Chadian troops were stationed. The airport at Abéché was closed at 18:00 but the Hercules arrived half an hour later. Reportedly the airplane left the runway, crashing into trees 150-200 m past the runway.

» Le crash d'un avion de l'armée tchadienne fait 5 morts et de nombreux blessés (L'Express 12-6-2006)


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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 N'Djamena Airport to Abéché Airport as the crow flies is 654 km (409 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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