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Last updated: 26 October 2020
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:miércoles 18 mayo 2005
Hora:13:28
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic Y12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Harbin Yunshuji Y-12 II
Operador:Zambian Air Force
Registración: AF-216
Numéro de série: 0089
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Total:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 13
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Mongu Airport (MNR) (   Zambia)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mongu Airport (MNR/FLMG), Zambia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Lusaka Airport (LUN/FLLS), Zambia
Descripción:
The Y-12 was on a mission to distribute food to a drought-stricken part of Zambia when it crashed shortly after takeoff.

Fuentes:
» Reuters
» Times of Zambia


Fotos

photo of Douglas-C-47B-AF-216
accident date: 18-05-2005
type: Douglas C-47B (DC-3)
registration: AF-216
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Mongu Airport to Lusaka Airport as the crow flies is 565 km (353 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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