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Estado:
Fecha:jueves 7 agosto 1980
Hora:03:04
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-154B-1
Operador:Tarom
Registración: YR-TPH
Numéro de série: 78A277
Año de Construcción: 1978
Motores: 3 Kuznetsov NK-8-2U
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 16
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 152
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 168
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Nouadhibou Airport (NDB) (   Mauritania)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bucharest-Otopeni International Airport (OTP/LROP), Rumanía
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Nouadhibou Airport (NDB/GQPP), Mauritania
Descripción:
The Tupolev crew couldn't see the runway while descending through the 90 m decision height. A missed approach procedure was initiated when the pilot felt contact with the what he thought was ground, but was actually water, 300 m short of the runway.

Fuentes:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 5/94 (#94)
» Soviet Transports


Fotos

photo of Tupolev-Tu-154B-1-YR-TPH
accident date: 07-08-1980
type: Tupolev Tu-154B-1
registration: YR-TPH
 

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 Bucharest-Otopeni International Airport to Nouadhibou Airport as the crow flies is 4700 km (2938 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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