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Accident description
Last updated: 19 November 2017
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Date:Saturday 21 October 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Operating for:United Nations World Food Programme
Leased from:Balmoral Air Service
Registration: ZS-MGR
C/n / msn: BB-19
First flight: 1975
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Marunga (   Angola)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Luanda Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Destination airport:Lanseria Airport (HLA/FALA), South Africa
Narrative:
Crashed near Marunga, Angola whilst on flight from Luanda to Lanseria.
Reportedly a wing failed in severe weather.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 350
» Flight International


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Distance from Luanda Airport to Lanseria Airport as the crow flies is 2442 km (1526 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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