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Date:Tuesday 30 July 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-72P
Operator:Fuerza Aérea de Guinea Ecuatorial
Registration: 032
MSN: 36576096926
First flight: 1992
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Grand Batanga (   Cameroon)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Malabo-Santa Isabel Airport (SSG/FGSL), Equatorial Guinea
Destination airport:Bata Airport (BSG/FGBT), Equatorial Guinea
The military cargo plane crashed in adverse weather conditions into the water. All seven occupants were rescued.



photo of Antonov-An-72P-032
accident date: 30-07-2019
type: Antonov An-72P
registration: 032

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 Malabo-Santa Isabel Airport to Bata Airport as the crow flies is 238 km (149 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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