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Last updated: 31 March 2020
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 19 enero 2008
Hora:07:32 UTC
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B200 Super King Air
Operador:Gira Globo
Registración: D2-FFK
Numéro de série: BB-1026
Año de Construcción: 1981
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Total:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 13
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Bailundo (   Angola)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Pasajeros
Aeropuerto de Salida:Luanda Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Huambo Airport (NOV/FNHU), Angola
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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