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Accident description
Last updated: 29 November 2015
Date:Saturday 19 June 2010
Time:ca 10:00
Type:CASA C-212-CB Aviocar 100
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: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Mintom (   Cameroon)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Yaoundé-Nsimalen International Airport (NSI/FKYS), Cameroon
Destination airport:Yangadou Mine Airstrip, Congo
A CASA C-212 Aviocar, was reported missing on a flight from Yaoundé-Nsimalen International Airport (NSI) to the Congolese gold mine 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.

» 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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Distance from Yaoundé-Nsimalen International Airport to Yangadou Mine Airstrip as the crow flies is 333 km (208 miles).

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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