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Last updated: 12 June 2021
Fecha:miércoles 6 febrero 1980
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic GLF2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman American G-1159 Gulfstream II TT
Operador:Gabon Government
Registración: TR-KHB
Numéro de série: 127
Año de Construcción: 1973
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Ngaoundéré Airport (NGE) (   Camerún)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Official state flight
Aeropuerto de Salida:N'Djamena Airport (NDJ/FTTJ), Chad
Aeropuerto de Llegada:N'Gaoundéré Airport (NGE/FKKN), Camerún
Crashed on approach. One of the passengers was René Journiac, French presidential adviser on Africa affairs. He was on his way to Libreville, Gabon.

» The Spokesman-Review - Feb 8, 1980


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

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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