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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 31 January 2010
Time:15:13
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev 40
Operator:Guicango
Registration: D2-FES
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 34
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 37
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Luanda-Quatro de Fevereiro Airport (LAD) (   Angola)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cabinda Airport (CAB/FNCA), Angola
Destination airport:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Narrative:
A Yakovlev 40 passenger jet, registered D2-FES, sustained substantial damage during a belly landing at Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD), Angola. All 34 passengers and three crew members survived. The accident happened on runway 25

Classification:
Wheel(s) up landing

Sources:
» Angop


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Distance from Cabinda Airport to Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport as the crow flies is 379 km (237 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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