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Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Datum:Montag 4 September 1989
Zeit:16:54
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-188C Electra
Fluggesellschaft:TAME Ecuador
Kennzeichen: HC-AZJ
Werknummer: 2004
Baujahr: 1959-10-03 (29 years 11 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Allison 501-D13
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 92
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 99
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Taura AFB (   Ecuador)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO/SEQU), Ecuador
Flug nach:Tulcán Airport (TUA/SETU), Ecuador
Unfallbericht:
The left gear warning light remained on after takeoff from Quito. A gear-up landing was carried out on Taura AFB.
PROBABLE CAUSE: The bolts on the front gear doors were stuck because of a stuck support rod.

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 5/89 (#41)


Fotos

photo of Lockheed-L-188C-Electra-HC-AZJ
accident date: 04-09-1989
type: Lockheed L-188C Electra
registration: HC-AZJ
 

Map
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 Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport to Tulcán Airport as the crow flies is 136 km (85 miles).

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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