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Last updated: 18 September 2020
Datum:woensdag 1 augustus 2001
Tijd:ca 07:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-2N8
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Yemenia Airways
Registratie: 7O-ACW
Constructienummer: 21845/1529
Bouwjaar: 1979-09-17 (21 years 11 months)
Motoren: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17R
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 107
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 111
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Asmara International Airport (ASM) (   Eritrea)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Sana'a International Airport (SAH/ODSN), Yemen
Vliegveld van aankomst:Asmara International Airport (ASM/HAAY), Eritrea
Weather conditions were favourable as the Boeing 727 approached Asmara. However, after some rainfall the 3000 m/9842 feet asphalt runway 25 was still wet. After touchdown the airplane did not decelerate as expected and overran the runway. The main landing gear failed after colliding with a large block of concrete.

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photo of Boeing-727-2N8-7O-ACW
accident date: 01-08-2001
type: Boeing 727-2N8
registration: 7O-ACW
photo of Boeing-727-2N8-4W-ACG
accident date: 01-08-2001
type: Boeing 727-2N8
registration: 4W-ACG

Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Sana'a International Airport en Asmara International Airport bedraagt 566 km (354 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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