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Datum:Sonntag 11 August 1974
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyuschin Il-18V
Fluggesellschaft:Air Mali
Kennzeichen: TZ-ABE
Werknummer: 181003304
Baujahr: 1961
Triebwerk: 4 Ivchenko AI-20K
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 39 / Insassen: 50
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 47 / Insassen: 60
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Linoghin (   Burkina Faso)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Bamako Airport (BKO/GABS), Mali
Flug nach:Niamey Airport (NIM/DRRN), Niger
The Il-18 departed Bamako (BKO), Mali on a flight to Mecca via Niamey (NIM) and Kano (KAN), Nigeria. The crew of the Il-18 diverted to Ouagadougou (OUA) because of bad weather at the Niamey. Presumably a navigational error was made, causing the crew to circle the wrong town. The aircraft ran out of fuel and a forced landing was carried out.

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photo of Ilyushin-Il-18V-TZ-ABE
accident date: 11-08-1974
type: Ilyushin Il-18V
registration: TZ-ABE

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 Bamako Airport to Niamey Airport as the crow flies is 1097 km (686 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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