NTSB Identification: DCA09WA063
Accident occurred Monday, June 29, 2009 in Moroni, Comoros
Aircraft: AIRBUS A310, registration:
Injuries: 152 Fatal,1 Serious.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On June 29, 2009, about 2251 UTC, an Airbus A310-300, 7O-ADJ, operated as Yemenia flight 626, collided with the waters of the Indian Ocean, during an approach to land at Moroni, Comoros. Of the 153 aboard, one passenger was the sole survivor and the aircraft was destroyed. The weather was reported as windy. The last departure point was Sana'a, Yemen.

The investigation is under the responsibility of the Comoros Ministry of Transport. The US NTSB has designated an Accredited Representative to support the investigation under the provisions of ICAO Annex 13.

All inquiries on this accident should be directed to:

Direction Générale de l’Aviation Civile et de la Météorologie
B.P. 72

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