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Accident
Last updated: 24 August 2016
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 12 Juli 2012
Zeit:07:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic Y12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Harbin Yunshuji Y-12-II
Fluggesellschaft:Force Aérienne de la République Islamique de Mauritanie
Kennzeichen: 5T-MAE
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Nouakchott Airport (NKC) (   Mauretanien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Nouakchott Airport (NKC/GQNN), Mauretanien
Flug nach:Tasiast Gold Mine Airstrip, Mauretanien
Unfallbericht:
A Harbin Yunshuji Y-12-II transport plane was destroyed when it crashed shortly after takeoff from Nouakchott Airport (NKC), Mauritania. All seven occupants were killed.
The airplane was operated by the Mauritanian Air Force on a flight on behalf of the Kinross Gold Corporation. It was heading for the Tasiast gold mine to bring gold back from the mine to Nouakchott. Kinross reported that two pilots, two Mauritanian customs officials, and three contract security personnel were on board.


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