Accident Antonov An-24V TZ-ACT,
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Date:Friday 22 February 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-24V
Owner/operator:Air Mali
Registration: TZ-ACT
MSN: 87304104
Year of manufacture:1968
Fatalities:Fatalities: 51 / Occupants: 52
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:ca 3 km from Tombouctou Airport (TOM) -   Mali
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Tombouctou Airport (TOM/GATB)
Destination airport:Mopti Airport (MZI/GAMB)
An Antonov 24B passenger plane, operated by Air Mali, was destroyed in an accident near Tombouctou Airport (TOM), Mali. There were 46 passengers and six crew members on board. One passenger survived the accident.
The airplane operated on a flight from Gao Airport (GAQ) to Bamako Airport (BKO) with en route stops at Tombouctou and Mopti Airport (MZI).
An engine failure after takeoff from Tombouctou, forced the crew to return. The aircraft crashed before being able to reach the airport.


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