- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 16, 1983
Time: ?
Location: Near Khartoum, Sudan
Operator: Air Liberia
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Hawker Siddeley HS-748-329 Srs. 2A
Registration: EL-AIH
cn / ln: 1755
Aboard: 9   (passengers:6  crew:3)
Fatalities: 8   (passengers:5  crew:3)
Ground: 9
Summary: The No.2 engine failed during climbout forcing a return to the airport. While on the base leg the aircraft lost altitude and crashed. High Pressure fuel pump shaft broke due to pump seizure. The remaining engine could not produce enough power because the fuel datum trimmer wasn't reset in accordance with the flight manual.
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