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Date:Thursday 9 February 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA C-212 Aviocar 300
Operator:Botswana Defence Force Air Wing
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:4 km (2.5 mls) from Thebephatshwa Air Base (   Botswana)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Thebephatshwa Air Base (FBTP), Botswana
Destination airport:Gaborone-Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (GBE/FBSK), Botswana
Narrative:
A CASA C-212 Aviocar 300 operated by Botswana Defence Force crashed shortly after takeoff from Thebephatshwa Air Base in Botswana. All three occupants were killed.

Sources:
» Botswana Defence Force


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Distance from Thebephatshwa Air Base to Gaborone-Sir Seretse Khama International Airport as the crow flies is 68 km (43 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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