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Last updated: 12 December 2018
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Datum:Dienstag 7 April 1992
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-24RV
Fluggesellschaft:Air Bissau
Kennzeichen: J5-GBE
Werknummer: 77310810
Baujahr: 1977
Triebwerk: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:100 km (62.5 Meilen) SE of Sarra (   Libyen)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Flug nach:Tunis-Carthage Airport (TUN/DTTA), Tunesien
Unfallbericht:
Force landed in the desert when it ran into a violent sandstorm. Yasir Arafat, head of the Palestine Liberation Organization, was one of the surviving passengers.

Informationsquelle:
» Flight International
» Scramble 156
» Scramble 163
» Soviet Transports
» NRC Handelsblad 08.04.1992


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J5-GBE was later re-registered J5-GAE.
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Map
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 Khartoum-Civil Airport to Tunis-Carthage Airport as the crow flies is 3213 km (2008 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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