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Date:jeudi 8 mars 1962
Heure:15:43 UTC
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild F-27
Compagnie:Türk Hava Yollari - THY
Immatriculation: TC-KOP
Numéro de série: 83
Année de Fabrication: 1960
Equipage:victimes: 3 / à bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 8 / à bord: 8
Total:victimes: 11 / à bord: 11
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Taurus Mountains (   Turquie)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Ankara-Esenboga Airport (ESB/LTAC), Turquie
Aéroport de destination:Adana Airport (ADA/LTAF), Turquie
The THY F-27 took off from Ankara at 14:20GMT for a flight to Adana. En route the pilot reported passing Aksaray and estimated to arrive at Adana at 15:40GMT. At 15:28 the pilot reported at FL175 and requested a clearance to approach. At 15:40 the flight was cleared to 5000 feet and was asked to report crossing 8000 and 7000 feet. Nothing more was heard from the flight. It appeared the plane had crashed at 6800 feet amsl, some 47nm from the Adana radio range.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "According to reports received by the Incirlik tower, the aircraft should have been on the Adana radio range at 1540 hours and at flight level 175. In avoiding cumulus cloud, and associated turbulent conditions, the pilot was not able to keep track of his exact position or to maintain exact altitude."

» ICAO Accident Digest No.14 Volume II, Circular 71-AN/63 (46-47)


photo of Fairchild-F-27-TC-KOP
accident date: 08-03-1962
type: Fairchild F-27
registration: TC-KOP

Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Ankara-Esenboga Airport et Adana Airport est de 400 km (250 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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