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Last updated: 17 September 2019
Statuts:Préliminaire
Date:jeudi 12 octobre 2017
Heure:ca 17:15
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic E120 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-120ER
Compagnie:Guicango
Immatriculation: D2-FDO
Numéro de série: 120082
Année de Fabrication: 1988
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW118
Equipage:victimes: 3 / à bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 4 / à bord: 4
Total:victimes: 7 / à bord: 7
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:près de Cuílo (   Angola)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Ambulance
Aéroport de départ:Dundo Airport (DUE/FNDU), Angola
Aéroport de destination:Luanda Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Détails:
An Embraer EMB-120ER, operated by Guicango, was destroyed when it crashed during a flight from Dundo to Luanda, Angola.
The flight took off from Dundo at 16:58. On board were three crew members, two medics, a company employee and a South African patient, suffering malaria symptoms.
Preliminary reports suggest contact with the flight was lost about 15 minutes after departure, shortly after the pilot reported a malfunction in the engine, followed by fire.
Preliminary reports indicate that the wreckage was found near Cuílo, 170 kilometers from Dundo Airport.

Sources:
» angola24horas.com
» observador.pt
» Avião localizado sem sobreviventes (jornaldeangola.sapo.ao, 14 Oct. 2017)


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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
mAY 1988 PT-SKZ Embraer first flight
10 June 1988 OO-DTF Delta Air Transport delivered
16 Jan. 1998 PH-XLF Air Exel Netherlands registered
28 Sep. 1998 PH-XLF Air Exel Netherlands type changed from EMB-120RT to EMB-120ER
Jan 2002 PH-XLF withdrawn from use, stored
Dec. 2002 4L-XLF Caucasus Airlines
6 Jan. 2006 N102SK Aerospace Trust Management LLC Trustee registered
16 Feb. 2007 D2-FDO Airjet registered
unkown date D2-FDO Guicango

Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Dundo Airport et Luanda Airport est de 847 km (529 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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