Date & Time: Jul 13, 1994 at 0135 LT
Type of aircraft:
Avro 696 Shackleton
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The aircraft was en route from South Africa to England via Abidjan to take part to an airshow. While cruising over the desert by night, both right engines n°3 and 4 failed. Ten minutes later, the captain decided to attempt an emergency landing. The airplane crash landed in a desert area located some 50 km north of Agwenit, Occidental Sahara. All 19 occupants evacuated safely while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair and abandoned on site.
Double engine failure in flight for unknown reasons.