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Datum:Samstag 19 Januar 2008
Zeit:07:32 UTC
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B200 Super King Air
Fluggesellschaft:Gira Globo
Kennzeichen: D2-FFK
Werknummer: BB-1026
Baujahr: 1981
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Bailundo (   Angola)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Passagierflug
Flug von:Luanda Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Flug nach:Huambo Airport (NOV/FNHU), Angola
Unfallbericht:
The airplane crashed into a mountain during an approach to land at Huambo Airport (NOV), Angola. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed. The pilot, copilot and eleven passengers were fatally injured. The airplane was destroyed and there was ground fire.
Weather was poor (rainy and foggy). Preliminary reports suggests the aircraft was flying below the minimum safe altitude over the mountainous area.

Informationsquelle:
» National Institute of Civil Aviation (INAVIC)
» Angola Press
» NTSB Identification: DCA08WA031


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Distance from Luanda Airport to Huambo Airport as the crow flies is 517 km (323 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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