Narrative:A CASA CN-235 transport plane was destroyed when it crashed near Charlesville, Liberia. All 11 occupants were killed, according to the Guinea's Defence Minister Camara.
The head of Guinea's armed forces, Gen Souleymane Kelefa Diallo, was on board the plane. He was leading Guinea's delegation to mark Liberia's annual Armed Forces Day.
The airplane crashed on forested sloping terrain near Charlesville, while flying an approach to runway 04 at Monrovia-Roberts International Airport (ROB), Liberia.
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METAR Weather report:
07:00 UTC / 07:00 local time: GLRB 110700Z 00000KT 3000 BR FEW 500FT FEW012 25/24 Q1010
07:30 UTC / 07:30 local time: GLRB 110730Z 00000KT 3000 BR FEW 500FT FEW012 25/24 Q1010
Visibility 3000 m; mist; few clouds at 500ft and 1200 ft; Temperature 25°C; Dew point 24° C; Pressure: 1010 mb
08:00 UTC / 08:00 local time: GLRB 110800Z 02003KT 4000 BR FEW 500FT SCT012 25/24 Q1011
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 Conakry Airport to Monrovia-Roberts International Airport as the crow flies is 513 km (321 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.