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Datum:Dienstag 11 September 1990
Zeit:ca 15:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-247
Fluggesellschaft:Faucett
Kennzeichen: OB-1303
Werknummer: 20266/760
Baujahr: 1969-10-24 (20 years 11 months)
Triebwerk: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 16
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:290 km (181.3 Meilen) SE vom Land entfernt von Newfoundland, Canada (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Keflavík International Airport (KEF/BIKF), Island
Flug nach:Gander Airport, NL (YQX/CYQX), Kanada
Unfallbericht:
The Boeing 727 was ferried back from Malta to Peru after having been leased to Air Malta. The aircraft had left Keflavik for Gander, when at 15:20 a distress message was received by the crew of TWA flight 851 and American 35. The Faucett crew were descending through FL100 with the low fuel light on. They were preparing to ditch. Nothing more was heard from the flight.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Week & Space Technology 17.9.90 (42)


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photo of Boeing-727-247-OB-1303
accident date: 11-09-1990
type: Boeing 727-247
registration: OB-1303
 

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 Keflavík International Airport to Gander Airport, NL as the crow flies is 2513 km (1571 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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