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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
Date:Tuesday 15 May 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100-20 Hercules
Operator:TAAG Angola Airlines
Registration: D2-FAF
C/n / msn: 4176
First flight: 1966
Engines: 4 Allison 501-D22A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:São Tomé Island Airport (TMS) (   Sao Tome and Principe)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:São Tomé Island Airport (TMS/FPST), Sao Tome and Principe
Crashed on landing.


photo of Lockheed L-100-20 Hercules D2-FAF
D2-FAF shown here in CTA colours, just prior to the merger with TAAG in 1979.
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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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