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Accident description
Last updated: 25 June 2016
Status:Preliminary
Date:Wednesday 12 July 2006
Time:15:17
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
Operating for:United Nations - UN
Leased from:Transafrik
Registration: S9-BOF
C/n / msn: 4586
First flight: 1975
Engines: 4 Allison 501-D22A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kigoma Airport (TKQ) (   Tanzania)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Manono Airport (MNO/FZRA), Congo (Democratic Republic)
Destination airport:Kigoma Airport (TKQ/HTKA), Tanzania
Flightnumber: 822
Narrative:
A UN MONUC chartered Hercules departed Kamina (KMN) on a flight to Manono (MNO) and Kigoma (TKQ). While attempting to land at Kigoma, a go around was made. On the second attempt the airplane descended at a high speed and crashed about 300 meters to the left of runway 16.

Sources:
» 2006 Air Accidents / Incidents (Tanzania CAA, AIB)
» NTSB


Photos

photo of Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules N921SJ
N921SJ moved to Transafrik as S9-BOF in September 1999
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Map
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 Manono Airport to Kigoma Airport as the crow flies is 360 km (225 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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