Air Mauritanie Flight 625
The aircraft involved in the accident, seen in Rotterdam Airport in April 1991.
|Date||1 July 1994|
|Summary||Controlled flight into terrain aggravated by sandstorm|
|Site||Tidjikja Airport, Mauritania|
|Aircraft type||Fokker F28 Fellowship|
|Flight origin||Nouakchott International Airport, Mauritania|
|Destination||Tidjikja Airport, Mauritania|
Air Mauritanie Flight 625 was a Fokker F28 Fellowship 4000 which crashed on landing at Tidjikja Airport, Mauritania on 1 July 1994 in sandstorm conditions. The F28 had made several approaches to the airport before making a heavy landing caused the front undercarriage to collapse and the aircraft to slide off the runway, crash into a rocky outcrop and burst into flames. All four crew and 76 of the 89 passengers were killed in the crash. It remains the worst crash involving a Fokker 28 and the worst one in Mauritania.
- "Fokker F28 Fellowship 4000 5T-CLF Tidjikja Airport (TIY)". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
- - 1636.html "Air Mauretanie crashes in sandstorm" Check
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