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Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Samstag 27 Dezember 2003
Zeit:07:10
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Fluggesellschaft:Air Malawi
Kennzeichen: 7Q-YKU
Werknummer: 208B-0679
Baujahr: 1998
Triebwerk: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 1
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Mzuzu Airport (ZZU) (   Malawi)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Mzuzu Airport (ZZU/FWUU), Malawi
Flug nach:Lilongwe International Airport (LLW/FWKI), Malawi
Unfallbericht:
Air Malawi's single Cessna Caravan, named 'Soche' taxied to Mzuzu's (ZZU) runway 17 for takeoff. The Cessna was carrying Malawi 's second vice president, Chakufwa Chihana, back to Lilongwe. During the takeoff roll the Cessna reportedly started to swerve and ran off the 1308 meters (4291 ft) runway. The plane skidded onto a highway, colliding with a moving minibus, killing a passenger.

Informationsquelle:
» AP
» Malawi Nation Online


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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 Mzuzu Airport to Lilongwe International Airport as the crow flies is 261 km (163 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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