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Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Fecha:sábado 28 enero 1995
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Operador:SAL - Sociedade de Aviaçao Ligeira
Registración: D2-ECH
Numéro de série: BB-345
Año de Construcción: 1978
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Cafunfo Airport (CFF) (   Angola)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Cafunfo Airport (CFF/FNCF), Angola
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Luanda Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Letter 341
» Flight International


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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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