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Accident description
Last updated: 28 April 2017
Date:Tuesday 31 January 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-21F
Operator:Angola Air Charter
Registration: D2-TJB
C/n / msn: 19005/257
First flight: 1966-04-17 (28 years 10 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Huambo Airport (NOV) (   Angola)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Huambo Airport (NOV/FNHU), Angola
Due to recent construction work, the Boeing touched down 500 m beyond the runway threshold. Due to heavy rainfall the aircraft aquaplaned off the runway 11/29 and became stuck in the mud; the landing gear was torn off.

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N358QS was exported to Angola in August 1994.
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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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