Accident Aerostar R40S Festival FAM 256,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 274019
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Date:Tuesday 11 January 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic FEST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aerostar R40S Festival
Owner/operator:Força Aérea de Moçambique
Registration: FAM 256
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:E of Maputo International Airport (MPM/FQMA) -   Mozambique
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Maputo International Airport (MPM/FQMA)
Destination airport:Maputo International Airport (MPM/FQMA)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An Aerostar R40S Festival of the Mozambique Air Force crashed a few seconds after takeoff from Maputo International Airport (MPM/FQMA) and crashed in the Mavalane B neighborhood, east of the airport.
Both crew members died in the crash and the aircraft was destroyed

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Revision history:

11-Jan-2022 12:18 gerard57 Added
11-Jan-2022 12:20 gerard57 Updated [Source]
11-Jan-2022 12:55 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Source, Narrative]
11-Jan-2022 13:44 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities]
11-Jan-2022 13:55 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
11-Jan-2022 13:57 TB Updated [Operator]
12-Jan-2022 08:06 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Jan-2022 09:19 RobertMB Updated [Location, Phase, Embed code, Narrative]

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