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Last updated: 30 November 2020
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Datum:Sonntag 28 Januar 1996
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC85 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-8-55F
Fluggesellschaft:Affretair
Kennzeichen: Z-WSB
Werknummer: 45805/244
Baujahr: 1965
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B (Q)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Harare Airport (HRE) (   Zimbabwe)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Johannesburg International Airport (JNB/FAJS), Südafrika
Flug nach:Harare Airport (HRE/FVHA), Zimbabwe
Unfallbericht:
Overran runway 05 in heavy rain after an ILS approach without the spoilers being armed. Reverse thrust was not available on engines no. 2 and 4.
The nose landing gear collapsed.

Informationsquelle:
» Flight International 7-13 February 1996 (8)
» Scramble 204(48)


Fotos

photo of DC-8-55F-Z-WSB
accident date: 28-01-1996
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-55F
registration: Z-WSB
photo of DC-8-55F-Z-WSB
accident date: 28-01-1996
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-55F
registration: Z-WSB
 

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 Johannesburg International Airport to Harare Airport as the crow flies is 955 km (597 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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