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Last updated: 27 October 2021
Date:Sunday 26 June 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M
Operator:Air Ivoire
Registration: TU-TIP
MSN: 10577
First flight: 1978
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5,5 km (3.4 mls) from Abidjan-Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport (ABJ) (   Cote d'Ivoire)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:San-Pédro Airport (SPY/DISP), Cote d'Ivoire
Destination airport:Abidjan-Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport (ABJ/DIAP), Cote d'Ivoire
Flightnumber: 777
The F-27 crashed in a wooded area, 3nm short of the runway with flaps and undercarriage still retracted.

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photo of Fokker-F-27400M-PH-EXK
accident date: 26-06-1994
type: Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M
registration: PH-EXK

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 San-Pédro Airport to Abidjan-Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport as the crow flies is 307 km (192 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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