ASN Aircraft accident ATR 72-600 (72-212A) 6V-ASN Ziguinchor Airport (ZIG)
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Tuesday 18 August 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-600 (72-212A)
Operator:Air Senegal
Registration: 6V-ASN
MSN: 1452
First flight: 2017-10-12 (2 years 10 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127M
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Ziguinchor Airport (ZIG) (   Senegal)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Dakar-Blaise Diagne International Airport (DSS/GOBD), Senegal
Destination airport:Ziguinchor Airport (ZIG/GOGG), Senegal
Flightnumber: HC103
The aircraft suffered a tailstrike on landing.

Flightradar24's ADS-B tracking records indicate that the aircraft was flown back to Dakar the same day.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: BEA Senegal
Status: Investigation ongoing

Runway mishap


METAR Weather report:
16:00 UTC / 16:00 local time:
GOGG 181600Z 28010KT 9999 BKN015TCU 31/27 Q1011

18:00 UTC / 18:00 local time:
GOGG 181800Z 32006KT 9999 BKN015TCU 30/26 Q1010


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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 Dakar-Blaise Diagne International Airport to Ziguinchor Airport as the crow flies is 249 km (155 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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