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Date:Wednesday 12 July 2006
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
Operated by:Transafrik
On behalf of:United Nations - UN
Registration: S9-BOF
MSN: 4586
First flight: 1975
Engines: 4 Allison 501-D22A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kigoma Airport (TKQ) (   Tanzania)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Manono Airport (MNO/FZRA), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Destination airport:Kigoma Airport (TKQ/HTKA), Tanzania
Flightnumber: 822
A UN MONUC chartered Hercules departed Kamina (KMN) on a flight to Manono (MNO) and Kigoma (TKQ). While attempting to land at Kigoma, a go around was made. On the second attempt the airplane descended at a high speed and crashed about 300 meters to the left of runway 16.

» 2006 Air Accidents / Incidents (Tanzania CAA, AIB)


photo of Lockheed-L-100-30-Hercules-N921SJ
accident date: 12-07-2006
type: Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
registration: N921SJ

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 Manono Airport to Kigoma Airport as the crow flies is 360 km (225 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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Lockheed L-100

  • 118 built
  • 42nd loss
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  • 12th worst accident (at the time)
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