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Datum:zaterdag 16 april 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-748-329 Srs. 2A LFD
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air Liberia
Registratie: EL-AIH
Constructienummer: 1755
Bouwjaar: 1978
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 6
Totaal:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 9
Slachtoffers op de grond:slachtoffers: 9
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:4 km (2.5 mijl) SE of Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT) (   Soedan)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Soedan
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
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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