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Last updated: 19 June 2019
Status:Offizieller Zwischenbericht
Datum:Samstag 12 Februar 2000
Zeit:00:56
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic A30B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A300B4-203
Fluggesellschaft:Air Afrique
Kennzeichen: TU-TAT
Werknummer: 282
Baujahr: 1983-10-13 (16 years 4 months)
Betriebsstunden:38400
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:19600
Triebwerk: 2 General Electric CF6-50C2
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 11
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 171
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 182
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Dakar-Yoff Airport (DKR) (   Senegal)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Dakar-Yoff Airport (DKR/GOOY), Senegal
Flug nach:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG), Frankreich
Unfallbericht:
Taxiing to the runway for a departure to Paris, the left main gear unsafe alarm sounded. The crew elected to return to the parking area. While taxiing back, the left main gear retracted, causing the no. 1 engine to strike the ground. A fire broke out in the vicinity of this engine and the aircraft was quickly evacuated.
PROBABLE CAUSE: A crossing of the flexible tubing of the hydraulic connection controlling the locking of the left gear.

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 2/00 (#2)
» Tommy Maurer


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photo of Airbus-A300B4-203-TU-TAT
accident date: 12-02-2000
type: Airbus A300B4-203
registration: TU-TAT
photo of Airbus-A300B4-203-TU-TAT
accident date: 12-02-2000
type: Airbus A300B4-203
registration: TU-TAT
 

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 Dakar-Yoff Airport to Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport as the crow flies is 4202 km (2627 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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