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Last updated: 17 January 2022
Datum:Montag 1 März 2021
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AT76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-500 (72-212A)
Fluggesellschaft:Air Algérie
Kennzeichen: 7T-VUK
Werknummer: 652
Baujahr: 2000-12-07 (20 years 3 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127F
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 30
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 34
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Ghardaïa-Noumérat Airport (GHA) (   Algerien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Algiers-Houari Boumediene Airport (ALG/DAAG), Algerien
Flug nach:Ghardaïa-Noumérat Airport (GHA/DAUG), Algerien
Air Algérie flight AH6200, an ATR 72, suffered a nose landing gear issue on landing at Ghardaïa Airport, Algeria.
During the approach to Ghardaïa after a flight from Algiers, the nose landing gear failed to deploy after the flight crew selected the undercarriage down.
The flight crew failed to resolve the issue and performed a nosegear-up landing with fire trucks and ambulances standing by.



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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 Algiers-Houari Boumediene Airport to Ghardaïa-Noumérat Airport as the crow flies is 479 km (299 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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