- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: February 09, 1992
Time: 05:15
Location: Near Kafountine, Senegal
Operator: Gambcrest
Flight #: ?
Route: Dakar - Yoff - Cap Skiring
AC Type: Convair CV- 640
Registration: N862FW
cn / ln: 009
Aboard: 56   (passengers:50  crew:6)
Fatalities: 30   (passengers:26  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed into trees during its approach. The crew mistook the hotel lights for runway lights. Pilot error and malfunctioning equipment. Founder of Club Med and his son convicted of involuntary manslaughter in connection with this accident.
Sources

Return to Home Page

Copyright Richard Kebabjian / www.planecrashinfo.com