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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 25 February 2014
Time:ca 10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic E120 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia
Operator:Guicango
Registration: D2-FFZ
C/n / msn: 120212
First flight: 1990
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW118
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:near Lukapa Airport (LBZ) (   Angola)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Luanda Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Destination airport:Dundo Airport (DUE/FNDU), Angola
Narrative:
The aircraft, a Guicango Embraer 120 Brasilia, was damaged in a forced landing accident near Lukapa Airport (LBZ), Lunda Norte, Angola. Local media reports suggest the airplane suffered engine problems en route between Luanda and Dundo. A forced landing was carried out at or near Lukapa Airport.
The airplane came to rest on rough terrain and sustained substantial damage to the undercarriage, both engines and wings. No injuries were reported to the occupants onboard.

Sources:
» RNA
» Angonoticias


Photos

photo of Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia N243CA
N243CA became ZS-SAU in 2008 and D2-FFZ in 2013
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Map
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 Luanda Airport to Dundo Airport as the crow flies is 847 km (529 miles).

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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