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Last updated: 27 October 2020
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Datum:Mittwoch 6 Februar 1980
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic GLF2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman American G-1159 Gulfstream II TT
Fluggesellschaft:Gabon Government
Kennzeichen: TR-KHB
Werknummer: 127
Baujahr: 1973
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Ngaoundéré Airport (NGE) (   Kamerun)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Official state flight
Flug von:N'Djamena Airport (NDJ/FTTJ), Tschad
Flug nach:N'Gaoundéré Airport (NGE/FKKN), Kamerun
Unfallbericht:
Crashed on approach. One of the passengers was René Journiac, French presidential adviser on Africa affairs. He was on his way to Libreville, Gabon.

Informationsquelle:
» The Spokesman-Review - Feb 8, 1980


Fotos

photo of Grumman-American-G-1159-Gulfstream-II-TT-TR-KHB
accident date: 06-02-1980
type: Grumman American G-1159 Gulfstream II TT
registration: TR-KHB
 

Map
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 N'Gaoundéré Airport as the crow flies is 552 km (345 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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