Date: September 19, 1989
Location: Near Bilma, Niger
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Reg: N54629
Airline: Union des Transportes Aeriens
Flight No: 772
Fatalities: 171 : 171

While climbing through FL 350 ft., 46 minutes after takeoff, a bomb exploded in a container in location 13-R in the forward cargo hold. The aircraft disintegrated and crashed into the desert. A Congolese man, who boarded at Brazzaville and disembarked at Ndjamera was believed to have brought the bomb aboard.