10 March 2013

18th January 1979

N9TTCG Santa Maria/Dakar FIR 17.55n 36.15w 21:25 F230 abeam CVS (Sal VOR, Cape Verde at 16.42n 22.57w) 23:47 ETA Dakar 00:31, call Dakar now on 8882 or 6610

Zaire Air Force, C-130H, 9T-TCG (Note: the radio operator at Santa Maria kept calling him with a 'November' prefix)
Regrettably this aircraft was written off a year later, on 20th April 1990 near Kinshasa with the loss of all 20 pax on board after a propeller blade failure.

[Photo: 'sister ship' 9T-TCA © via Wikipedia]

BAW 170 50w 18:58 F510 40w 19:20 outside temp' -51°C, wind 240/55

British Airways, Concorde, working New York on 89's

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