Narrative:The local Gabonese Power Supply Company (S.E.E.G.) chartered a Beechcraft 1900 plane from the Avirex company for a flight from Libreville to Moanda.
|Status:||Preliminary - official|
|Date:||Wednesday 17 May 2000|
|C/n / msn:|| UC-133|
|First flight:|| 1990|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65B|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 8|
|Total:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 10 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||2 km (1.3 mls) NE of Moanda Airport (MFF) (Gabon)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Libreville Airport (LBV/FOOL), Gabon|
|Destination airport:||Moanda Airport (MFF/FOOD), Gabon|
Last contact with the flight was when the flight was cleared to 4100 feet. The aircraft was later found to have crashed on approach to runway 14; weather included fog and mist.
» ICAO Adrep
» L'Union, 19 May 2000
» Nick Charlemagne
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 Libreville Airport to Moanda Airport as the crow flies is 480 km (300 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.