Air Bissau

Air Bissau Tuesday April 7, 1992
Could not land due to a sandstorm, ran out of fuel and made a forced landing in the desert. Crash landed in the desert, 62 miles southeast of Sarra. Among the passengers was Yasser Arafat.

Crash Details

DateTuesday April 7, 1992
LocationNear Sarra, Libya
Passengers10
Crew3
Fatalities3
Survivors10
Aircraft TypeAntonov AN-24RV
OperatorAir Bissau
RegistrationJ5-GAE
Flight OriginKhartoum
Flight Destination Tunis
Near Sarra, Libya
Air Bissau
Antonov AN-24RV
1992