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Last updated: 25 February 2020
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Date:Sunday 29 January 1995
Time:19:06
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-62AF
Operator:Arrow Air
Registration: N791AL
C/n / msn: 46150/539
First flight: 1970
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM (MAO) (   Brazil)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Destination airport:Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM (MAO/SBEG), Brazil
Narrative:
During an ILS Cat 1 approach to runway 10 the radio altimeter voice advised the MDA. The crew noticed the tops of trees below the aircraft and started a go-around. The right wing, no.4 engine and flaps were damaged. The aircraft landed safely.

Classification:

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Ground

Sources:
» ICAO Summary 1/95


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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM as the crow flies is 3853 km (2408 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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