Vliegtuigongeval op 16 JUL 2005 met Antonov An-24B 3C-VQR - Baney
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Datum:zaterdag 16 juli 2005
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24B
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Equatorial Express Airlines
Registratie: 3C-VQR
Constructienummer: 79901104
Bouwjaar: 1967
Motoren: 2 Ivchenko AI-24
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 54 / inzittenden: 54
Totaal:slachtoffers: 60 / inzittenden: 60
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Baney (   Equatoriaal-Guinea)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Malabo-Santa Isabel Airport (SSG/FGSL), Equatoriaal-Guinea
Vliegveld van aankomst:Bata Airport (BSG/FGBT), Equatoriaal-Guinea
The Antonov departed Malabo on a domestic morning flight to Bata on the mainland. Shortly after takeoff the aircraft contacted trees and crashed into a mountainous jungle area, some 30 km from Malabo. There are conflicting reports regarding the number of persons on board. According to the airline, the flight manifest shows 10 crew and 35 passengers. Government sources reported 60 people were on the plane, after first reports of 55 occupants.
The ill-fated Antonov was brought to Equatorial Guinea to fly for Aerolíneas de Guinea Ecuatorial (AGE) starting February 2002. its first 1000-hour maintenance check was estimated for January 2004. Around that period AGE ceased operations and the plane moved to the new company Equatair. Reportedly the aircraft moved to Equatorial Express Airlines and was continuously operated without undergoing the 1000-hour maintenance check.

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Malabo-Santa Isabel Airport en Bata Airport bedraagt 238 km (149 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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