Air Horizon

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For the Alaska Air Group subsidiary Horizon Air, see Horizon Air.
Air Horizon
IATA
8C
ICAO
HZT
Callsign
HORIZON TOGO
Founded 2004
Ceased operations 2007
Hubs Lomé-Tokoin Airport
Fleet size 3
Headquarters Lomé, Togo

Air Horizon, formerly known as Transtel Togo,[1] was an airline based in Lomé, Togo operating flights within Africa, the Middle East and Asia out of Lomé-Tokoin Airport. The airline was founded in 2004 and shut down in 2007.[2]

Fleet[edit]

As of March 2007, the Air Horizon fleet included the following aircraft:[1]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 24 July 2001, Vickers Viscount 3D-OHM of Transtel was damaged beyond economic repair in a take-off accident at N'Djamena International Airport when the aircraft departed the runway, damaging the engines and propellors.[3] Although written off by the insurers, the aircraft was repaired. Repairs were almost complete when a soldier accidentally discharged his gun, puncturing a fuel tank.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Flight International 27 March 2007
  2. ^ Air Horizon at airlineupdate.com
  3. ^ Flight International, 22-28 January 2002, p47
  4. ^ "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 9 October 2009.