Gambcrest

Gambcrest Sunday February 9, 1992
The aircraft crashed into trees during its approach. The crew mistook the hotel lights for runway lights. Pilot error and malfunctioning equipment. Founder of Club Med and his son convicted of involuntary manslaughter in connection with this accident.

Crash Details

DateSunday February 9, 1992
LocationNear Kafountine, Senegal
Passengers50
Crew6
Fatalities30
Survivors26
Aircraft TypeConvair CV- 640
OperatorGambcrest
RegistrationN862FW
Flight OriginDakar
Flight Destination Yoff
Near Kafountine, Senegal
Gambcrest
Convair CV- 640
1992