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Last updated: 26 October 2021
Date:xx xxx 2002
Type:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante
Operator:Inter Tropic Airlines (S/L) Ltd
Registration: 9L-LBR
MSN: 110411
First flight: 1982
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Freetown-Hastings Airport (HGS) (   Sierra Leone)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Freetown-Lungi International Airport (FNA/GFLL), Sierra Leone
Destination airport:Freetown-Hastings Airport (HGS/GFHA), Sierra Leone
The runway at Hastings Field had been sabotaged by rebels overnight with concrete and steel projectiles dug into the tarmac. On an early morning sunrise flight from Lungi, the plane attempted to land and the obstructions tore off the right main landing gear. No passengers were injured.

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Distance from Freetown-Lungi International Airport to Freetown-Hastings Airport as the crow flies is 25 km (16 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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