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Last updated: 20 April 2019
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Date:Saturday 17 June 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA C-212 Aviocar 200
Operator:Força Aérea Popular de Angola
Registration: T-401
C/n / msn: 326
First flight: 1985-08-02 (9 years 11 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 45 / Occupants: 50
Total:Fatalities: 48 / Occupants: 53
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:15 km (9.4 mls) E of Catumbela Airport (CBT) (   Angola)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ondjiva Airport (VPE/FNGI), Angola
Destination airport:Catumbela Airport (CBT/FNCT), Angola
Narrative:
A CASA C-212 Aviocar was destroyed when it crashed while on approach to Catumbela Airport (CBT), Angola. The airplane was owned by the Angolan Air Force and carried members of a local football club.

Sources:
» Scramble 196(61)
» Scramble 195(53)


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Distance from Ondjiva Airport to Catumbela Airport as the crow flies is 558 km (349 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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CASA 212

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