Narrative:No. 4 engine fire warning during takeoff caused the crew to abort the takeoff. The aircraft overran the runway, causing the main gear to collapse. The fire warning was probably false.
|Date:||24 JUL 1988|
Boeing 747-228B (SCD)
|C/n / msn:|| 22794/558|
|First flight:|| 1982-03-17 (6 years 4 months)|
|Engines:|| 4 General Electric CF6-50E2|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 260|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 275 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Repaired|
|Location:||Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) (India)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP), India|
|Destination airport:||Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG), France|
» NTSB/SIR-90/02 (5)
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 Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport to Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport as the crow flies is 6524 km (4078 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.