Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 23 September 2014
Status:
Datum:Samstag 2 Januar 1999
Flugzeugtyp:Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
Betrieben durch:United Nations - UN
Gemietet von :Transafrik
Kennzeichen: D2-EHD
Werknummer: 4839
Baujahr: 1980
Triebwerk: 4 Allison 501-D22A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:80 km (50 Meilen) N of Huambo (   Angola) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Huambo Airport (NOV/FNHU), Angola
Flug nach:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Unfallbericht:
The United Nations-chartered Hercules plane was shot down by UNITA rebels, some 20 minutes after takeoff from Huambo. The pilot tried to return to Huambo, but the plane was apparently on fire and it crashed in territory held by UNITA.

Informationsquelle:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1999 / FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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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 Huambo Airport to Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport as the crow flies is 517 km (323 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.
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