ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 747-2D7B N527MC Lome Airport (LFW)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Saturday 2 February 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic B742 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-2D7B
Operator:Atlas Air
Registration: N527MC
MSN: 22471/504
First flight: 1981-01-16 (27 years )
Engines: 4 General Electric CF6-50E2
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lome Airport (LFW) (   Togo)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Lome Airport (LFW/DXXX), Togo
Destination airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM), Netherlands
Flightnumber: 14
Cargo broke loose during takeoff from Lome (LFW). It broke through the bulkhead, causing severe damage.

Runway mishap



photo of Boeing-747-2D7B-N527MC
accident date: 02-02-2008
type: Boeing 747-2D7B
registration: N527MC

Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
16 JAN 1981 HS-TGG Thai Airways International
12 APR 1997 N527MC Atlas Air

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 Lome Airport to Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport as the crow flies is 5115 km (3197 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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