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Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Datum:Samstag 28 Januar 1995
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Fluggesellschaft:SAL - Sociedade de Aviaçao Ligeira
Kennzeichen: D2-ECH
Werknummer: BB-345
Baujahr: 1978
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 4
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Cafunfo Airport (CFF) (   Angola)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Cafunfo Airport (CFF/FNCF), Angola
Flug nach:Luanda Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Unfallbericht:
The Beechcraft 200 Super King Air had just landed at Cafunfo Airport (CFF), Angola, when the airport was struck by shells fired by UNITA rebels.
The pilot decided to turn around immediately and head back to Luanda.
Shortly after takeoff an explosion occurred near engine no. 2. The airplane crash-landed in the bush near the airport. The explosion is believed to have been caused by a man portable surface-to-air Stinger missile.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Letter 341
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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 Cafunfo Airport to Luanda Airport as the crow flies is 520 km (325 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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