Accident
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:lunes 6 junio 2011
Hora:10:25
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26
Operado por:DHL Aviation
Alquilado a :Solenta Aviation
Registración: TR-LII
Numéro de série: 8007 ?
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Ubicación:2,3 km (1.4 milles) S de la costa de Libreville Airport (LBV) (   Gabón) show on map
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Port Gentil Airport (POG/FOOG), Gabón
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Libreville Airport (LBV/FOOL), Gabón
Número de Vuelo: 122A
Descripción:
An Antonov 26 cargo plane, operating on a flight for DHL, crashed into the sea just off the shore near Libreville Airport (LBV). The airplane came to rest submerged with the top of the tail sticking out of the water. All three crew members and single passenger, survived the accident.
The airplane had departed Port Gentil Airport (POG) at 09:47 on a flight to Libreville (LBV) where it was expected to land at 10:22. During the approach phase the pilot reported problems with the hydraulic system and announced that the flight would perform a go around. Shortly thereafter, the aircraft crashed into the sea.


Fuentes:
» Gabon : Urgent ! Crash d'un avion bimoteur de type cessna aux abords de l'ex hôtel Dialogue (LVDPG, 6-6-2011)
» AFP
» Info Gabon (7-6-2011)


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Distance from Port Gentil Airport to Libreville Airport as the crow flies is 149 km (93 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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