Accident SEPECAT Jaguar A A152, Thursday 27 March 1986
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Date:Thursday 27 March 1986
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Owner/operator:Armée de l'Air
Registration: A152
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:31
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Bangui -   Central African Republic
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Bangui
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed into a school shortly after taking off from Bangui, after experiencing engine failure. Pilot Lt M. Etcheberry ejected safely, but the crippled Jaguar killed at least 31 people and injuring others when it came down on a school on the outskirts of the city.


Flight International 16 May 1987
Le Monde 31 March/1 April 1986

Revision history:

24-May-2009 05:17 harro Updated
05-Oct-2009 05:27 phil54 Updated
10-Jul-2011 04:46 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
10-Jul-2011 11:51 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Narrative]
05-Sep-2020 20:32 TB Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
05-Sep-2020 21:34 TB Updated [Other fatalities, Narrative]

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