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Fecha:sábado 16 abril 1983
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-748-329 Srs. 2A LFD
Operador:Air Liberia
Registración: EL-AIH
Numéro de série: 1755
Año de Construcción: 1978
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 9
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:4 km (2.5 milles) SE of Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT) (   Sudán)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
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
» ICAO Summary 1987-1


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