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Last updated: 23 September 2021
Estado:
Fecha:martes 7 abril 1992
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24RV
Operador:Air Bissau
Registración: J5-GBE
Numéro de série: 77310810
Año de Construcción: 1977
Motores: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 13
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:100 km (62.5 milles) SE of Maaten al-Sarra (   Libia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tunis-Carthage Airport (TUN/DTTA), Túnez
Descripción:
Force landed in the desert when it ran into a violent sandstorm. Yasir Arafat, head of the Palestine Liberation Organization, was one of the surviving passengers.

Fuentes:
» Flight International
» Scramble 156
» Scramble 163
» Soviet Transports
» NRC Handelsblad 08.04.1992


Fotos

photo of Antonov-An-24RV-J5-GBE
accident date: 07-04-1992
type: Antonov An-24RV
registration: J5-GBE
 

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 Khartoum-Civil Airport to Tunis-Carthage Airport as the crow flies is 3213 km (2008 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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