Vliegtuigongeval op 09 OCT 1986 met Douglas DC-7C N5903 - Dakar-Yoff Airport (DKR)
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Datum:donderdag 9 oktober 1986
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7C
Operated by:T & G Aviation
On behalf of:United States Agency for International Development
Registratie: N5903
Constructienummer: 45071/742
Bouwjaar: 1956
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:6 km (3.8 mijl) van Dakar-Yoff Airport (DKR) (   Senegal)
Fase: Initiële klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Sproeivlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Dakar-Yoff Airport (DKR/GOOY), Senegal
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Smoke was seen coming from the no. 3 engine during takeoff, followed by a no. 4 engine fire alarm after gear retraction. The no. 4 engine was stopped and the propeller feathered. The DC-7 lost altitude and ditched off Dakar.
The aircraft was carrying pesticides to battle locusts.

Bronnen:
» Aviation Letter 240


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photo of Douglas-DC-7C-N5903
accident date: 09-10-1986
type: Douglas DC-7C
registration: N5903
 
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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