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Accident description
Last updated: 23 February 2018
Date:Tuesday 4 November 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic CL44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-44D4-1
Operator:Cyprus Airways
Registration: 5B-DAN
C/n / msn: 30
First flight: 1962-03-07 (18 years 8 months)
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Tyne 515
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Akrotiri RAF (AKT) (   Cyprus)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The landing gear couldn't be lowered. A belly landing on foam was made.


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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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