ASN Aircraft accident CASA C-212 Aviocar 200 T-400 Quibaxe
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Date:Sunday 2 February 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA C-212 Aviocar 200
Operator:Força Aérea Popular de Angola
Registration: T-400
MSN: 325
First flight: 1985-08-06 (11 years 6 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 33 / Occupants: 33
Total:Fatalities: 37 / Occupants: 37
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Quibaxe (   Angola)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Destination airport:Cafunfo Airport (CFF/FNCF), Angola
A CASA C-212 Aviocar was destroyed when it crashed near Quibaxe, Angola while on a domestic flight from Luanda (LAD) to Cafunfo Airport (CFF).
The CASA transport plane was seen to turn back in trouble and proceeded at low level before it crashed.

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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 Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport to Cafunfo Airport as the crow flies is 520 km (325 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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