Accident description
Last updated: 18 April 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Wednesday 18 May 2005
Time:13:28
Type:Harbin Yunshuji Y-12-II
Operator:Zambia Air Force
Registration: AF-216
C/n / msn: 0089
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Mongu Airport (MNR) (   Zambia) show on map
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Mongu Airport (MNR/FLMG), Zambia
Destination airport:Lusaka Airport (LUN/FLLS), Zambia
Narrative:
The Y-12 was on a mission to distribute food to a drought-stricken part of Zambia when it crashed shortly after takeoff.

Sources:
» Reuters
» Times of Zambia


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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 Mongu Airport to Lusaka Airport as the crow flies is 565 km (353 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.
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