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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 21 November 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
Operator:Libyan Red Crescent
Registration: 5A-DBN
C/n / msn: 10436
First flight: 1970
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Al Abraq Air Base (LAQ) (   Libya)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Al Abraq Air Base (LAQ/HLLQ), Libya
Narrative:
The F-27 landed hard after a steeper than normal approach. The left main gear and left outboard wing section failed, causing the aircraft to veer off the left side of the runway. The Friendship overturned and caught fire.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Airnieuws 301 (p. 19)
» Scramble Vol.12, nr.09


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