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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 30 March 2015
Fecha:sábado 2 enero 1999
Tipo:Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
Operado por:United Nations - UN
Alquilado a :Transafrik
Registración: D2-EHD
Numéro de série: 4839
Año de Construcción: 1980
Motores: 4 Allison 501-D22A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:80 km (50 milles) N of Huambo (   Angola)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Huambo Airport (NOV/FNHU), Angola
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
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.

» 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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