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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234258
Last updated: 23 March 2020
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Time:c. 19:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-328
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-BHSQ
C/n / msn: 17924/168
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Majunga Airport (MJN) - Madagascar -   Madagascar
Phase: Landing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tananrive - Madagascar
Destination airport:Majunga - Madagascar
Air France Boeing 707-328, AF464 was involved in an accident on landing at Majunga Airport, Madagascar, October 25. 1964. The plane lands on runway 14 with gear retracted where it travels over 1500 meters by sliding on the fuselage and the interior engines 2 and 3, which caught fire. The fire was quickly brought under control by the airport firefighters (who had just received new equipment and were taking advantage of the arrival of the plane to do an exercise). No casualties. The plane was later repaired onsite by Boeing, and returned to service on December 23, 1964. F-BHSQ was retired from operation on June 3, 1977 and scrapped.



Photo of F-BHSQ courtesy

Paris - Orly (LFPO / ORY)
1973; (c) M D West

Revision history:

23-Mar-2020 12:00 whiteshark Added
23-Mar-2020 12:00 harro Updated [Registration, Cn]

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