Narrative:The Sabin Air plane had trouble gaining height following takeoff. It struck a house, killing a woman who was washing clothing when the plane struck the house in the "25th June" neighbourhood, near the airport. Weather at the time of the crash was hot and sunny. The aircraft was chartered to fly back some students to their boarding school in Swaziland.
|Date:||Tuesday 8 February 2000|
|Type:||Embraer 110P2 Bandeirante|
|C/n / msn:|| 110186|
|First flight:|| 1978|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18 |
|Ground casualties:||Fatalities: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Nature:||Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Maputo International Airport (MPM/FQMA), Mozambique|
|Destination airport:||Manzini-Matsapha International Airport (MTS/FDMS), Swaziland|
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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 Maputo International Airport to Manzini-Matsapha International Airport as the crow flies is 143 km (89 miles).
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.