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Last updated: 28 January 2022
Fecha:sábado 20 noviembre 1999
Hora:ca 17:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic F406 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Reims Cessna F406 Caravan II
Operador:SAL - Sociedade de Aviaçao Ligeira
Registración: D2-ECQ
Numéro de série: F406-0019
Año de Construcción: 1987
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-112
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:Benguela-Gen V Deslandes Airport (BUG) (   Angola)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Luanda Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Benguela-Gen V Deslandes Airport (BUG/FNBG), Angola
The aircraft's nose gear collapsed during the landing roll. The airplane had reportedly touched down hard on the nose gear.

D2-ECQ was further damaged at Benguela Airport on 28 December 2000 when it was sprayed with small arms fire by a small force of armed men when parked in a hangar under repairs.

» Air International July 2001, p14


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Distance from Luanda Airport to Benguela-Gen V Deslandes Airport as the crow flies is 416 km (260 miles).

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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