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Last updated: 25 May 2019
Date:Thursday 15 August 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100
Operator:Air Bissau
Registration: J5-GBB
C/n / msn: 10119
First flight: 1959
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Dori Airport (DOR) (   Burkina Faso)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Kano International Airport (KAN/DNKN), Nigeria
Destination airport:Bamako Airport (BKO/GABS), Mali
Crashed and broke up after striking trees.

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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 Kano International Airport to Bamako Airport as the crow flies is 1781 km (1113 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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