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Datum:Samstag 16 April 1983
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-748-329 Srs. 2A LFD
Fluggesellschaft:Air Liberia
Kennzeichen: EL-AIH
Werknummer: 1755
Baujahr: 1978
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 9
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:4 km (2.5 Meilen) SE of Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT) (   Sudan)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Flug nach:?
The no. 2 engine failed during climbout, forcing a return to the airport. While on base leg, the aircraft lost altitude and crashed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: High Pressure fuel pump quillshaft broke due to pump seizure. The remaining engine produced not enough power because the fuel datum trimmer wasn't reset in accordance with the flight manual.

» Anchorage Daily News - Apr 17, 1983
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