Narrative:The aircraft could not be brought to a halt before the end of the 3000 feet runway. The Hercules overran the dirt runway and went into a 40 feet ravine. The aircraft was reportedly transporting diesel fuel in an internal mounted tank.
|Date:||Tuesday 28 December 1999|
|Type:||Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules|
|C/n / msn:|| 4477|
|First flight:|| 1972|
|Engines:|| 4 Allison 501-D22A|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Luzamba Airport (LZM) ( Angola)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Luzamba Airport (LZM/FNLZ), Angola|
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N906SJ was sold to Transafrik as S9-BOP in September 1999.
N906SJ pictured while on a UN mission in Mozambique
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.