Runway excursion Accident Boeing 727-44F S9-TAN,
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Date:Wednesday 27 April 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 727-44F
Registration: S9-TAN
MSN: 18893/157
Year of manufacture:1965
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:M'Banza Congo Airport (SSY) -   Angola
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU)
Destination airport:M'Banza Congo Airport (SSY/FNBC)
The aircraft touched down 2 m short of the runway. The undercarriage struck a drainage ditch and collapsed. The aircraft continued onto the runway, veered right off the side of the runway an crossed a road, striking a bus with its right wing. The short and narrow runway at M'Banza forces B727 pilots to touch down as soon after the threshold as possible.


Flight International 18-24 January 95
Scramble 181



photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Miami International Airport, FL (MIA); February 1992

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