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Last updated: 15 October 2019
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:sábado 12 abril 1997
Hora:13:50
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC95 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-51
Operador:Ghana Airways
Registración: 9G-ACM
Numéro de série: 47755/878
Año de Construcción: 1978
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 97
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 104
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Abidjan Airport (ABJ) (   Costa de Marfil)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Accra-Kotoka Airport (ACC/DGAA), Ghana
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Abidjan Airport, Costa de Marfil
Número de Vuelo: 560
Descripción:
The aircraft first attempt to land at runway 21 was abandoned due to heavy rainfall and poor visibility. The second ILS approach was continued and the DC-9 touched down some 900 m down the wet runway. The aircraft began to veer to the left and ran off the side at 1800 m down the runway. The undercarriage collapsed.
Wind was 110deg. at 17 knots, gusting to 25kts.

Fuentes:
» ICAO Adrep
» Scramble 217


Fotos

photo of DC-9-51-9G-ACM
accident date: 12-04-1997
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-51
registration: 9G-ACM
photo of DC-9-51-9G-ACM
accident date: 12-04-1997
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-51
registration: 9G-ACM
 

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 Accra-Kotoka Airport to Abidjan Airport as the crow flies is 416 km (260 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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