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Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Fecha:sábado 17 febrero 1990
Hora:19:25
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo
Operador:Zambian Air Force
Registración: AF-316
Numéro de série: 66
Año de Construcción: 1976
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 24 / Ocupantes: 24
Total:Fatalidades: 29 / Ocupantes: 29
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 10 km W of Lusaka Airport (LUN) (   Zambia)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mbala Airport (MMQ/FLBA), Zambia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Lusaka Airport (LUN/FLLS), Zambia
Descripción:
Suddenly dove into a field as it prepared to land.

Fuentes:
» Buffalo Roster Revision 5
» Air Forces Monthly 12/02, p.74
» Airlinerlist.com
» Scramble Vol.11, nr.10
» Volkskrant 19.2.1990


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Distance from Mbala Airport to Lusaka Airport as the crow flies is 782 km (488 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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