Accident description
Last updated: 27 November 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 2 January 1987
Time:ca 16:30
Type:CASA C-212 Aviocar 100
Operator:Ejército del Aire
Registration: T.12B-32
C/n / msn: 65
First flight: 1976-05-16 (10 years 8 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19
Total:Fatalities: 22 / Occupants: 22
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:200 m off Bata Airport (BSG) (   Equatorial Guinea) show on map
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bata Airport (BSG/FGBT), Equatorial Guinea
Destination airport:Malabo-Santa Isabel Airport (SSG/FGSL), Equatorial Guinea
Narrative:
A CASA C-212 Aviocar military transport plane, operated by the Spanish Air Force, was destroyed when it crashed into the sea shortly after takeoff from Bata Airport (BSG), mainland Equatorial Guinea. None of the three crew members and nineteen passengers survived the accident.

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 243
» New York Times, January 4, 1987


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Distance from Bata Airport to Malabo-Santa Isabel Airport as the crow flies is 238 km (149 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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