Accident description
Last updated: 22 July 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Saturday 19 June 2010
Time:ca 10:00
Type:CASA C-212-CB Aviocar 100
Operator:Aéro-Service
Registration: TN-AFA
C/n / msn: 151
First flight: 1979
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-5-251C
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Mintom (   Cameroon) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Yaoundé-Nsimalen International Airport (NSI/FKYS), Cameroon
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A CASA C-212 Aviocar, was reported missing on a flight from Yaoundé-Nsimalen International Airport (NSI) to the Congolese goldmine Yangadou. There were two pilots and nine passengers on board.
The flight left Yaoundé at 09:13 with an estimated arrival time of 10:20. Last radio contact was at 09:51.
The plane was chartered by Cam Iron, the Cameroon subsidiary of Sundance Resources, an Australian iron ore mining firm. A number of Australian mining executives were on board the plane.
The plane was located on June 21. No survivors were found.


Sources:
» Search on for plane missing between Cameroon, Congo (AFP, 20-6-2010)
» Avion disparu: épave retrouvée au Congo, pas de survivant (Le Parisien, 21-6-2010)


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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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