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Last updated: 13 May 2021
Datum:Freitag 4 März 1977
Zeit:ca 03:35
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF
Fluggesellschaft:Overseas National Airways - ONA
Kennzeichen: N8635
Werknummer: 46050/430
Baujahr: 1969
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Niamey (   Niger)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG), Frankreich
Flug nach:Niamey Airport (NIM/DRRN), Niger
The DC-8 crashed short of runway 09. It operated on a cargo flight on behalf of UTA French Airlines.


photo of DC-8-63CF-N8635
accident date: 04-03-1977
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF
registration: N8635

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 Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport to Niamey Airport as the crow flies is 3923 km (2452 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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