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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Date:Friday 10 October 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Operator:NAYSA Aerotaxis
Registration: EC-ERQ
C/n / msn: BB-218
First flight: 1977
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) from Banjul (   Gambia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Banjul-Yundum International Airport (BJL/GBYD), Gambia
Crashed on approach to Banjul, Gambia (BJL).
Night approach in bad weather.

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