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Last updated: 22 September 2021
Datum:Samstag 27 Januar 1968
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic HERN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B
Fluggesellschaft:Air Comores
Kennzeichen: F-OCED
Werknummer: 14040
Baujahr: 1954
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 15
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 16
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Moroni Airport (HAH) (   Komoren Inseln)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Dar es Salaam International Airport (DAR/HTDA), Tansania
Flug nach:Moroni-Prince Said Ibrahim In Airport (HAH/FMCH), Komoren Inseln
The Heron touched down on the right side of the runway in a right wing low attitude. The aircraft became airborne again and the left aileron struck a light at the right side of the runway. The plane climbed nose high with full flaps and crashed into rocks and plunged into the sea.


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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 Dar es Salaam International Airport to Moroni-Prince Said Ibrahim In Airport as the crow flies is 681 km (425 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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