Narrative:A CASA C-212 Aviocar was destroyed when it crashed while on approach to Catumbela Airport (CBT), Angola. The airplane was owned by the Angolan Air Force and carried members of a local football club.
|Date:||Saturday 17 June 1995|
|Type:||CASA C-212 Aviocar 200|
|Operator:||Força Aérea Popular de Angola|
|C/n / msn:|| 326|
|First flight:|| 1985-08-02 (9 years 11 months)|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 45 / Occupants: 50|
|Total:||Fatalities: 48 / Occupants: 53 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||15 km (9.4 mls) E of Catumbela Airport (CBT) (Angola)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Ondjiva Airport (VPE/FNGI), Angola|
|Destination airport:||Catumbela Airport (CBT/FNCM), Angola|
» Scramble 196(61)
» Scramble 195(53)
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Ondjiva Airport to Catumbela Airport as the crow flies is 558 km (349 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.