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Date:Thursday 10 May 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-44F
Operator:Angola Air Charter
Registration: D2-FCK
MSN: 18892/148
First flight: 1965-05-26 (36 years)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nzagi Airport (NZA) (   Angola)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Destination airport:Nzagi Airport (NZA/FNZG), Angola
On finals to runway 08 the 727 struck an earth mound located some 100 m short of the runway threshold. The resulting damage to the right main undercarriage caused it to collapse after touchdown.


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photo of Boeing-727-44F-N92GS
accident date: 10-05-2001
type: Boeing 727-44F
registration: N92GS

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 Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport to Nzagi Airport as the crow flies is 899 km (562 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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