Date: May 27, 1979
Time: ?
Location: Off Dakar, Senegal
Operator: Military - Mauritanian Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: Bouceif - Dakar
AC Type: de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo
Registration: 5T-MAX
cn / ln: 088
Aboard: 12   (passengers:7  crew:5)
Fatalities: 12   (passengers:7  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into the Atlantic Ocean during a blinding sandstorm. The pilot, unable to land due to the sandstorm headed out to sea for another approach when the accident occurred.

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