ASN Aircraft accident Fairchild F-27A F-GFHZ Toulon-Hyères Airport (TLN)
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Status:Accident Investigation report not yet completed, but information verified through authorities or other sources.
Date:Friday 22 September 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild F-27A
Operator:Air Corse
Registration: F-GFHZ
MSN: 79
First flight: 1960
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 37
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 40
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Toulon-Hyères Airport (TLN) (   France)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Toulon-Hyères Airport (TLN/LFTH), France
Destination airport:Bastia Airport (BIA/LFKB), France
Gear retraction after boarding. The wreckage was moved to Nantes to serve as spare parts for Stellair.

Damaged on the ground

» Airnieuws 298 (p. 20)
» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/91 (#20)


photo of Fairchild-F-27A-N1823L
accident date: 22-09-1989
type: Fairchild F-27A
registration: N1823L

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 Toulon-Hyères Airport to Bastia Airport as the crow flies is 277 km (173 miles).

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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