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Accident description
Last updated: 21 March 2018
Date:Friday 21 November 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-125-403B
Registration: D2-EXR
C/n / msn: 25215
First flight: 1970
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD) (   Angola)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Destination airport:Catumbela Airport (CBT/FNCT), Angola
An in-flight hydraulic failure forced the crew to return to Luanda for an emergency landing. The HS-125 was intentionally belly landed between runways 25 &

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Distance from Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport to Catumbela Airport as the crow flies is 402 km (251 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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