ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 737-2M2 D2-TBP M'Banza Congo Airport (SSY)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Thursday 28 June 2007
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2M2
Operator:TAAG Angola Airlines
Registration: D2-TBP
MSN: 23220/1084
First flight: 1985-01-28 (22 years 5 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 71
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 78
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:M'Banza Congo Airport (SSY) (   Angola)
Crash site elevation: 567 m (1860 feet) amsl
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Destination airport:M'Banza Congo Airport (SSY/FNBC), Angola
The TAAG Boeing 737 departed Luanda at 12:55 on a domestic flight to M'Banza Congo Airport (SSY) and Negage Airport (GXG).
The airplane undershot the runway during landing and sustained a collapse of the right main gear. It collided with cars and two buildings. The airport has a single asphalt runway (16/34) which is 1800 m long.


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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 Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport to M'Banza Congo Airport as the crow flies is 308 km (192 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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