Accident Antonov An-32B ER-AFA,
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Date:Tuesday 7 November 2000
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-32B
Owner/operator:Malu Aviation
Registration: ER-AFA
MSN: 3406
Year of manufacture:1993
Engine model:Ivchenko AI-20
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Luebo Airport -   Congo (Democratic Republic)
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Luebo Airport (FZUN)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
During takeoff from Luebo a tyre on the right hand main gear burst. The aircraft deviated to the right and at a speed of 180 km/h, 200 m short of the runway end, the pilot aborted the takeoff. The aircraft overran the runway and came to rest in a cemetery 500 m further on. The aircraft nosed over and a fire broke out. The owner has been confirmed as Renan from Moldavia. The airplane was probably operating on behalf of Malu Aviation.


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