Mauritania air safety profile
Last updated: 11 April 2010


  Mauritania
Capital:Nouakchott
Continent: Africa
Fatal accidents in Mauritania:6
Accidents fatalities in Mauritania:136

Fatal accidents per year

Audit information
» Mauritania is rated Category - (not yet rated)in FAA's International Aviation Safety Assessment Program (IASA)
» ICAO Safety Oversight Audit information (under the Comprehensive Systems Approach, since 2005 )
» 22-NOV-2011: All air carriers certified by the authorities with responsibility for regulatory oversight of the Republic of Mauritania, are subject to a ban within the European Community.
» 04-DEC-2012: The EU lifted the ban on all air carriers certified by the authorities with responsibility for regulatory oversight of the Republic of Mauritania.

Mauritania- Accident & incidents:

14 occurrences in the ASN safety database, showing occurrence 1 - 10

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
12-JUL-2012Harbin Yunshuji Y-12-II 5T-MAE Mauritanian AF 7 near Nouakchott A...   A1
10-APR-2001Antonov 26 3C-AWU private 0 near Nouadhibou A...   A1
12-MAY-1998Xian Yunshuji Y-7H-500 5T-MAG Mauritanian AF 39 near Néma Airport...   A1
09-AUG-1996Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000 5T-CLG Air Mauritanie 0 Nouakchott A...   H2
05-APR-1996Xian Yunshuji Y-7H 5T-MAF Mauritanian AF 8 near Nouadhibou   A1
01-JUL-1994Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000 5T-CLF Air Mauritanie 80 Tidjikja Air... A1
06-SEP-1980IRMA/BN-2A-21 Islander 5T-MAQ Mauritanian AF   U1
07-AUG-1980Tupolev 154B-1 YR-TPH Tarom 1 Nouadhibou A... A1
14-MAR-1979Fairchild F-27A 5T-CJY Air Mauritanie 0 Nouakchott A... A1
03-JAN-1977IRMA/BN-2A-21 Defender 5T-MAR Mauritanian AF   C1