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Last updated: 9 December 2021
Datum:Samstag 7 Dezember 1991
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-351C
Fluggesellschaft:Libyan Arab Airlines
Kennzeichen: 5A-DJT
Werknummer: 18888/425
Baujahr: 1965
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 189
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 199
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Tripoli International Airport (TIP) (   Libyen)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Tripoli International Airport (TIP/HLLT), Libyen
Flug nach:Benghazi-Benina International Airport (BEN/HLLB), Libyen
The Boeing 707-351C, operated by Libyan Arab Airlines, was damaged beyond repair in a takeoff accident at Tripoli International Airport, Libya. The aircraft swerved to the left of the runway. It went off the side, causing the undercarriage and all four engines to be torn off. A fire erupted, destroying the right wing and rear fuselage.

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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 Tripoli International Airport to Benghazi-Benina International Airport as the crow flies is 666 km (416 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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