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Last updated: 24 September 2021
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 13 April 1988
Zeit:05:13
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC87 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-73CF
Fluggesellschaft:Gabon Government
Kennzeichen: TR-LTZ
Werknummer: 46053/446
Baujahr: 1969
Triebwerk: 4 CFMI CFM56-2C1
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Deutschland
Flug nach:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), USA
Unfallbericht:
While taxiing to runway 18 in poor weather, the crew turned into the parallel taxiway 'W' with a length of 1200 m. Takeoff was commenced and aborted again at the end of the 1200 m long taxiway. The aircraft stopped after 710 m in soft ground with all four engines torn off.

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 2/88 (#50)
» ICAO Adrep Summary 5/91 (#27)


Fotos

photo of DC-8-73CF-TR-LTZ
accident date: 13-04-1988
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-73CF
registration: TR-LTZ
 

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 Frankfurt International Airport to New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY as the crow flies is 6143 km (3839 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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