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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Datum:donderdag 26 december 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLF2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman American G-1159 Gulfstream II
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Togo Government
Registratie: 5V-TAA
Constructienummer: 149
Bouwjaar: 1974
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Lome Airport (LFW) (   Togo)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Staatsvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Niamey Airport (NIM/DRRN), Niger
Vliegveld van aankomst:Lome Airport (LFW/DXXX), Togo
Beschrijving:
A Gulfstream II corporate jet, the presidential jet of Togo President Gnassingbé Eyadéma, was damaged beyond repair in a fatal accident near Lome Airport (LFW). Three crew members were killed but all three passengers survived.
The corporate jet was returning from Niamey Airport (NIM) where it had taken Niger President Seyni Kountche.
In January 1974 Togo President Gnassingbé Eyadéma had lost his Presidential Douglas C-47 in an accident.

Bronnen:
» Toledo Blade - Dec 29, 1974


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Niamey Airport en Lome Airport bedraagt 815 km (510 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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