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Last updated: 26 October 2021
Date:Friday 28 June 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Operator:Air Ivoire
Registration: TU-TJE
MSN: BB-163
First flight: 1976
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Bouaflé (   Cote d'Ivoire)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Yamoussoukro Airport (ASK/DIYO), Cote d'Ivoire
Destination airport:Yamoussoukro Airport (ASK/DIYO), Cote d'Ivoire
While performing an IFR training flight, the aircraft was cleared to descend from 3000 ft to 1000 ft. It did not report at 1000 ft. While flying below the minimum safe altitude, the aircraft struck trees located on a 626 m hill which was surrounded by thick fog.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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