Narrative:An Angolan Air Force Embraer 120 Brasilia was destroyed when it crashed at Huambo, Angola. The airplane broke in two and caught fire. Eleven army officers, including three generals, and six civilians died in the accident. Six occupants survived the crash.
|Date:||Wednesday 14 September 2011|
|Type:||Embraer 120ER Brasilia|
|Operator:||Força Aérea Nacional Angolana - FANA|
|C/n / msn:|| 120359|
|First flight:|| 2002|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW118|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 19|
|Total:||Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 23 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Huambo Airport (NOV) (Angola)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Departure airport:||Huambo Airport (NOV/FNHU), Angola|
|Destination airport:||Luanda Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola|
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 Huambo Airport to Luanda Airport as the crow flies is 517 km (323 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.