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Last updated: 23 January 2022
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Dienstag 3 November 2009
Zeit:19:36
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic MA60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Xian MA60
Fluggesellschaft:Air Zimbabwe
Kennzeichen: Z-WPJ
Werknummer: 0301
Baujahr: 2005
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127J
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 34
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 38
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Harare Airport (HRE) (   Zimbabwe)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Harare Airport (HRE/FVHA), Zimbabwe
Flug nach:Bulawayo-Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport (BUQ/FVJN), Zimbabwe
Flugnummer:UM239
Unfallbericht:
An Air Zimbabwe MA60 aircraft impacted with warthogs during the take-off roll. Flight 239 was about to lift off the ground when it hit five warthogs. The plane's nose and left main landing gears collapsed after the impact. The aircraft veered off to the left side of the runway and stopped off the runway with damage on the engine propeller and on the wing tip.

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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 Harare Airport to Bulawayo-Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport as the crow flies is 347 km (217 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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