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Crash of a Casa 212 Aviocar in Congo: 11 killed

Date & Time: Jun 19, 2010 at 1000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
TN-AFA
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Yaoundé - Yangadou
MSN:
151
YOM:
1979
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
11
Circumstances:
The aircraft left Yaoundé-Nsimalen at 0913LT for Yangadou, a small airstrip serving several iron mines. At 0951LT, crew made its last radio contact with ATC and the aircraft crashed in a wooded area located in the region of Ouésso, north of Congo. Debris were found around 1700LT on Monday 21st of June and all eleven occupants were killed, among them Ken Talbot, Australian investors in iron mine. Flight was conducted for the Cameroon company Cam Iron, a subcontractor of the Australian Sundance Resources Group.

Crash of a Let 410 in Congo

Date & Time: Jun 26, 2007 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
9Q-CTM
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
MSN:
88 20 31
YOM:
1988
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

In unknown circumstances, the twin engine aircraft crashed landed 100 km from Brazzaville. It seems that the crew was lost after the failure of their GPS system.

Crash of a Britten-Norman BN-2A-9 Islander in Congo

Date & Time: Jul 15, 1978
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
TN-ACO
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Site:
MSN:
708
YOM:
1974
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane crashed in unknown circumstances somewhere in Congo while completing a special mission on behalf of the Forest and Mines Department. The accident occurred somewhere in July 1978 (exact date unknown). The occupant's fate remains unknown as well.