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Last updated: 27 January 2022
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 28 noviembre 1969
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-749A Constellation
Operador:Biafran Government
Registración: 5N-85H
Numéro de série: 2662
Año de Construcción: 1951
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Oukaimeden mountains (   Marruecos)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Faro Airport (FAO/LPFR), Portugal
Aeropuerto de Llegada:São Tomé Island Airport (TMS/FPST), Santo Tomé y Príncipe
Descripción:
The Constellation was flying munition to Sao Tome and crashed into mountains after 3 engines failed. The wreckage was found July 1970.

Fuentes:
» Airnieuws 380


Fotos

photo of Lockheed-L-749A-Constellation-5N-85H
accident date: 28-11-1969
type: Lockheed L-749A Constellation
registration: 5N-85H
photo of Lockheed-L-749A-Constellation-5N-85H
accident date: 28-11-1969
type: Lockheed L-749A Constellation
registration: 5N-85H
 

Map
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 Faro Airport to São Tomé Island Airport as the crow flies is 4315 km (2697 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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