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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Fecha:miércoles 16 abril 1997
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Operador:Forces Armées Nigeriennes
Registración: 5U-MBD
Numéro de série: 4829
Año de Construcción: 1979
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 10 km SE of Niamey Airport (NIM) (   Niger)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Lome Airport (LFW/DXXX), Togo
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Niamey Airport (NIM/DRRN), Niger
Crashed near the village of Sorey with two engines on fire.

» Voix du Sahel, Niamey - April 16, 1997


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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 Lome Airport to Niamey Airport as the crow flies is 816 km (510 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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