Vliegtuigongeval op 02 SEP 2022 met Airbus A320-251N CS-TVI - Conakry-Gbessia International Airport (CKY)
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Status:Accident Investigation report not yet completed, but information verified through authorities or other sources.
Datum:vrijdag 2 september 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-251N
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:TAP Air Portugal
Registratie: CS-TVI
Constructienummer: 10338
Bouwjaar: 2021-03-15 (1 year 6 months)
Motoren: 2 CFMI LEAP-1A26
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 73
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 79
Slachtoffers op de grond:slachtoffers: 2
Schade: Groot
Plaats:Conakry-Gbessia International Airport (CKY) (   Guinea)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Lisboa-Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS/LPPT), Portugal
Vliegveld van aankomst:Conakry-Gbessia International Airport (CKY/GUCY), Guinea
TAP Air Portugal flight 1492, an Airbus A320neo, hit two persons on a motorcycle on the runway as the aircraft was landing at Conakry Airport, Guinea. Both persons involved died in the accident.
The landing was performed by the commander, acting as pilot flying (PF) and the first officer was acting as pilot monitoring (PM).
During the final approach phase, and when already established on final, both pilots saw a dim and static light on or near the runway. They both questioned and talked about what that light would be, assuming that it must be one light from a turning pad or a runway exit light.
At 23:30 UTC, after the aircraft touched down the runway, and when the aircraft headlights range allowed it, a motorcycle was observed moving from the centre of the runway to the edge, in an outbound trajectory of approximately 45º with the axis of the
The PF tried, through the application of rudder, to deviate the plane from the approaching motorcycle but it was not possible to avoid the right engine from colliding with the vehicle and the occupants.


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Lisboa-Humberto Delgado Airport en Conakry-Gbessia International Airport bedraagt 3256 km (2035 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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