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Narrative:The TAAG Boeing 737 departed Luanda at 12:55 on a domestic flight to M'Banza Congo Airport (SSY) and Negage Airport (GXG).
|Date:||Thursday 5 December 2013|
|Operator:||TAAG Angola Airlines|
|C/n / 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|
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||M'Banza Congo Airport (SSY) (Angola)
|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 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).
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.