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Accident description
Last updated: 10 December 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 6 October 2015
Time:08:31
Type:Silhouette image of generic B463 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-146-300
Operator:Starbow
Registration: 9G-SBB
C/n / msn: E.3123
First flight: 1989-02-18 (26 years 8 months)
Engines: 4 Lycoming ALF502R-5
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 76
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Tamale Airport (TML) (   Ghana)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Accra-Kotoka Airport (ACC/DGAA), Ghana
Destination airport:Tamale Airport (TML/DGLE), Ghana
Flightnumber:S9110
Narrative:
A BAe-146-300 passenger plane, registered 9G-SBB, sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Tamale Airport (TML), Ghana.
Starbow flight S9110 landed on runway 23 at Tamale Airport but the aircraft failed to stop on the available runway. It impacted a barricade that marked the beginning of runway extension works that were in progress. The nose landing gear collapsed.
Current runway length is 1860 m.

A Notam. current at the time of the accident, read:
A) DGLE B) 1510050600 C) 1512051800
E) WIP ON EXTENDED RWY 23. PRESENCE OF MEN AND EQUIPMENTS. CAUTION ADVISED DURING LANDING AND TAKE-OFF

Sources:
» Starr FM
» GCAA


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Distance from Accra-Kotoka Airport to Tamale Airport as the crow flies is 444 km (277 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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