Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 25 July 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 5 January 1990
Type:Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
Operator:Angola Air Charter
Registration: D2-THB
C/n / msn: 4222
First flight: 1967
Engines: 4 Allison 501-D22A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Menongue Airport (SPP) (   Angola) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Menongue Airport (SPP/FNME), Angola
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules transport plane was struck by a surface-to-air missile after departure from Menongue Airport (SPP), Angola. The nr. 4 engine took a direct hit and the nr.3 engine was damaged by shrapnel.
The crew decided to return to Menongue. The airplane suffered a runway excursion after landing, causing the undercarriage to collapse.


Classification:
Shot down from the ground
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Scramble Vol.11, nr.08


Photos

photo of Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules N13ST
N13ST moved to Alaska International as N103AK and was sold to Angola as D2-FAG in 1977. TAAG re-registered the plane D2-THB in 1982.
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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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