ASN Aircraft accident CASA C-212 Aviocar 100 T.12B-32 Bata Airport (BSG)
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Date:Friday 2 January 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA C-212 Aviocar 100
Operator:Ejército del Aire
Registration: T.12B-32
MSN: 65
First flight: 1976-05-16 (10 years 8 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19
Total:Fatalities: 22 / Occupants: 22
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:200 m off Bata Airport (BSG) (   Equatorial Guinea)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Bata Airport (BSG/FGBT), Equatorial Guinea
Destination airport:Malabo-Santa Isabel Airport (SSG/FGSL), Equatorial Guinea
A CASA C-212 Aviocar military transport plane, operated by the Spanish Air Force, was destroyed when it crashed into the sea shortly after takeoff from Bata Airport (BSG), mainland Equatorial Guinea. None of the three crew members and nineteen passengers survived the accident.

» Aviation Letter 243
» New York Times, January 4, 1987


photo of CASA-C-212-Aviocar-100-T-12B-32
accident date: 02-01-1987
type: CASA C-212 Aviocar 100
registration: T.12B-32

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 Bata Airport to Malabo-Santa Isabel Airport as the crow flies is 238 km (149 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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