Date & Time: Mar 6, 2003 at 1413 LT
Type of aircraft:
Boeing 737-200
Operator:
Registration:
7T-VEZ
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Tamanrasset - Ghardaia - Algiers
MSN:
22700
YOM:
1983
Flight number:
AH6289
Country:
Algeria
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
6
Pax on board:
97
Pax fatalities:
96
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
102
Captain / Total flying hours:
10760
Captain / Total hours on type:
1087
Copilot / Total flying hours:
5219
Copilot / Total hours on type:
1292
Aircraft flight hours:
41472
Aircraft flight cycles:
27184
Circumstances:
Just after lift off, the aircraft stalled and crashed into flames just past the runway end. Only one survivor was evacuated by rescue teams. The Algerian authorities said that an explosion occurred in the right engine during takeoff.