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Datum:maandag 30 januari 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4-1009
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Force Aérienne Tchadienne
Registratie: TT-NAA
Constructienummer: 42936
Bouwjaar: 1946
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:55 km (34.4 mijl) W of Faya-Largeau (   Tsjaad)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:N'Djamena Airport (NDJ/FTTJ), Tsjaad
Vliegveld van aankomst:Faya Airport (FYT/FTTY), Tsjaad
A DC-4 transport plane operated by the Chad Air Force was struck by a 9K32 Strela-2 shoulder-fired, surface-to-air missile (also known as SA-7) while en route from N'Djamena.
The missile struck the left hand wing and the no. 2 engine caught fire. The propeller broke away, followed by the entire engine. The fire spread to the wing while the crew initiated an emergency descent. An emergency landing was carried out in the desert.

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen N'Djamena Airport en Faya Airport bedraagt 774 km (484 miles).

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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