- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: September 19, 1989
Time: 14:00
Location: Near Bilma, Niger
Operator: Union des Transportes Aeriens
Flight #: 772
Route: N'Djamena - Paris
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Registration: N54629
cn / ln: 46852/125
Aboard: 171   (passengers:156  crew:15)
Fatalities: 171   (passengers:156  crew:15)
Ground: 0
Summary: While climbing through FL 350, 46 minutes after takeoff, a bomb exploded in a container in location 13-R in the forward cargo hold. The aircraft disintegrated and crashed into the desert. A Congolese man, who boarded at Brazzaville and disembarked at Ndjamena was believed to have brought the bomb aboard.
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