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Last updated: 26 September 2021
Fecha:sábado 27 enero 1968
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic HERN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B
Operador:Air Comores
Registración: F-OCED
Numéro de série: 14040
Año de Construcción: 1954
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 15
Total:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 16
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Moroni Airport (HAH) (   Comores)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Dar es Salaam International Airport (DAR/HTDA), Tanzania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Moroni-Prince Said Ibrahim In Airport (HAH/FMCH), Comores
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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DH-114 Heron

  • 149 built
  • 22nd loss
  • 12th accidente fatal
  • 3rd worst accident (a la hora)
  • 4th worst accident (actualmente)
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  • The worst accident (a la hora)
  • 4th worst accident (actualmente)
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