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Last updated: 28 September 2021
Datum:Samstag 2 Februar 2008
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B742 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-2D7B
Fluggesellschaft:Atlas Air
Kennzeichen: N527MC
Werknummer: 22471/504
Baujahr: 1981-01-16 (27 years )
Triebwerk: 4 General Electric CF6-50E2
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Lome Airport (LFW) (   Togo)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Lome Airport (LFW/DXXX), Togo
Flug nach:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM), Niederlande
Flugnummer: 14
Cargo broke loose during takeoff from Lome (LFW). It broke through the bulkhead, causing severe damage.



photo of Boeing-747-2D7B-N527MC
accident date: 02-02-2008
type: Boeing 747-2D7B
registration: N527MC

Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
16 JAN 1981 HS-TGG Thai Airways International
12 APR 1997 N527MC Atlas Air

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 Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport as the crow flies is 5115 km (3197 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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