ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-32 D2-FDP Malange Airport (MEG)
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Date:Wednesday 4 April 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-32
Operator:Associação dos Pilotos de Angola
Registration: D2-FDP
MSN: 1810
First flight: 1989
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Malange Airport (MEG) (   Angola)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Luanda Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Destination airport:Cafunfo Airport (CFF/FNCF), Angola
An Antonov 32 cargo plane suffered an engine overspeed en route between Luanda Airport (LAD) and Cafunfo Airport (CFF) in Angola. Eventually the propeller of the engine broke away. The crew declared an emergency and diverted to Malange Airport (MEG). A safe landing was carried out.

Prop/turbine blade separation
Forced landing on runway

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Distance from Luanda Airport to Cafunfo Airport as the crow flies is 520 km (325 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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