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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146999
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CONC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale / BAC Concorde 101
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-BVFD
MSN: 211
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport, Dakar -   Senegal
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Paris-Charles De Gaulle (CDG)
Destination airport:Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport , Dakar, Senegal (DKR/GOOY
The aircraft made a bad landing at Dakar, Senegal, crushing the tail wheel and scraping the rear of the engines over several hundred feet. The aircraft remained in Dakar for one week before being ferried. The damage was not thought excessive and the Aircraft continued in service with Air France, but the inspection revealed structural damage to the fuselage, and the repairs impaired weight and aerodynamic performances. It did serve on the Washington-Dallas Braniff share in full AF livery, but with the registration N94FD. It was withdrawn and stored in 1982, and used for spares. The aircraft was dismantled in 1994. Its nose cone was sold at auction a year later to a US collector. a portion of the forward fuselage is stored at the French national air and space museum (Musée de l'air et de l'espace).


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

21 Jul 1979 F-BVFD Air France 0 near Washington-Dulles International Airport, Washington, DC unk
5 Nov 1979 F-BVFD Air France 0 Washington-Dulles International Airport, Washington, DC min


Photo of F-BVFD courtesy

New York - John F Kennedy International (KJFK / JFK)
25 July 1978; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

26-Jul-2012 07:22 harro Added
15-Apr-2015 17:52 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
09-Dec-2015 23:10 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
07-Apr-2019 12:14 Anon. Updated [Nature, Damage, Narrative]

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