Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Archives
Bureau d'Archives des Accidents d'Avions

Crash of an Ilyushin II-18 in Luena

Accident description

  • Jan 27, 2004 at 1440 LT
  • ER-ICJ
  • Takeoff (climb)
  • Scheduled Revenue Flight
  • Yes
  • Airport (less than 10 km from airport)
  • Luena-Luanda
  • 186 0091 02
  • 1966
  • Luena, Moxico
  • Angola
  • Africa
  • 4
  • 0
  • 14
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 17
  • On takeoff from runway 29, the aircraft did not accelerate as expected. The crew decided to abort takeoff but the aircraft did not stop before the runway end. It overran and collided with trees 100 meters further on. A crew member was injured.