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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 18 Mai 2005
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic Y12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Harbin Yunshuji Y-12 II
Fluggesellschaft:Zambian Air Force
Kennzeichen: AF-216
Werknummer: 0089
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Mongu Airport (MNR) (   Sambia)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Mongu Airport (MNR/FLMG), Sambia
Flug nach:Lusaka Airport (LUN/FLLS), Sambia
The Y-12 was on a mission to distribute food to a drought-stricken part of Zambia when it crashed shortly after takeoff.

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» Times of Zambia


photo of Douglas-C-47B-AF-216
accident date: 18-05-2005
type: Douglas C-47B (DC-3)
registration: AF-216

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 Mongu Airport to Lusaka Airport as the crow flies is 565 km (353 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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