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Last updated: 17 October 2019
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Date:Saturday 20 March 1999
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40
Operating for:GEASA - Guinea Equatorial Airlines
Leased from:Cheboksary Aviation Enterprise
Registration: RA-87587
C/n / msn: 9221922
First flight: 1972
Engines: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 30
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 33
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Bata Airport (BSG) (   Equatorial Guinea)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bata Airport (BSG/FGBT), Equatorial Guinea
Destination airport:Malabo-Santa Isabel Airport (SSG/FGSL), Equatorial Guinea
Narrative:
Overran into trees after aborting takeoff due to no. 2 engine bird ingestion.

Classification:

Bird strike
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Tommy Maurer
» World Airline Accident Summary- Airclaims


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Distance from Bata Airport to Malabo-Santa Isabel Airport as the crow flies is 238 km (149 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.
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