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Last updated: 31 March 2020
Datum:Sonntag 7 April 2013
Zeit:ca 16:13
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 1900C-1
Fluggesellschaft:Sahel Air Service
Kennzeichen: ZS-PHL
Werknummer: UC-74
Baujahr: 1989
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:14,5 km (9.1 Meilen) vom Land entfernt von São Tomé Island Airport (TMS) (   Sao Thomé & Principe)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Ondangwa Airport (OND/FYOA), Namibia
Flug nach:São Tomé Island Airport (TMS/FPST), Sao Thomé & Principe
A Beechcraft 1900 reportedly crashed at sea, some 14 km off São Tomé Island Airport (TMS). The wreckage of missing plane has not been found as of April 16.
There was one pilot on board.
The airplane operated on a ferry flight from Lanseria, South Africa, to Bamako, Mali. En route stops were planned in Ondangwa, Namibia, São Tomé and Principe and Accra, Ghana. There was a thunderstorm in the area as the airplane was descending towards São Tomé.
The plane had still not been traced by mid-May 2013. The fatality index is presumed.

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photo of Beechcraft-1900C-1-TR-LFP
accident date: 07-04-2013
type: Beechcraft 1900C-1
registration: TR-LFP

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 Ondangwa Airport to São Tomé Island Airport as the crow flies is 2259 km (1412 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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