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Crash of a Casa CN235-220 in Monrovia: 11 killed

Date & Time: Feb 11, 2013 at 0730 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
3X-GGG
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Conakry - Monrovia
MSN:
N014
YOM:
1992
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
11
Circumstances:
Aircraft was carrying an official delegation of senior officials of the Guinea Air Force to Monrovia. On final approach to Roberts Airport, aircraft crashed in a wooded area located near Charlesville, some four km short of runway. All 11 occupants were killed and aircraft was totally destroyed by impact forces and post impact fire. Among the passengers was General Souleymane Kéléfa Diallo, Guinea army chief of staff. Delegation was flying to Monrovia to take part to the celebration of the Liberia Army forces anniversary.
Probable cause:
In July 2013, the investigation board confirmed that the accident resulted of multiple errors committed by the pilots who did not carry sufficient attention to the flight and the landing procedure. Investigators also concluded that the flight crew was tired, which was considered as a contributory factor because his faculties and capacities were reduced.

Crash of an Antonov AN-12 in Monrovia: 1 killed

Date & Time: Feb 15, 2002 at 0608 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
ER-ADL
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
N'Djamena-Monrovia
MSN:
4 3 426 10
YOM:
1964
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:

On approach to Monrovia, crew informed ATC about technical problems. Pilots eventually made an emergency landing in a field 11 km from runway. A crew member was killed while the aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of a Boeing 707 in Monrovia

Date & Time: Mar 23, 2001 at 0430 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
SU-BMV
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Djedda-Monrovia
MSN:
20260
YOM:
1969
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
175
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Aircraft flight hours:
55500
Aircraft flight cycles:
27300

Crash of a Cessna 414 Chancellor in Monrovia: 6 killed

Date & Time: Aug 10, 1999 at 2005 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N373BC
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Harper-Monrovia
MSN:
414-0411
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6

Crash of a Yakovlev Yak-40 in Monrovia

Date & Time: Jul 25, 1996 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
RA-87573
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Freetown - Monrovia
MSN:
9 22 05 22
YOM:
1972
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On a flight from Freetown to Monrovia (Liberia) when got caught in a wind shear on final approach to Monrovia and touched down 5 metres before the runway threshold (0.8-1 meter below the surface of the runway). Left main gear broke and the left wing was damaged. All occupants escaped unhurt but aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Wind shear on final.

Crash of a Douglas DC-9 in Monrovia

Date & Time: Jul 26, 1995 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5N-BBA
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Kano-Lagos-Accra-Monrovia
MSN:
47217
YOM:
1968
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
9
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
82
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0

Crash of a Douglas DC-9 in Monrovia

Date & Time: Aug 18, 1994 at 1058 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5N-BBE
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Banjul-Freetown-Monrovia-Accra
MSN:
45872
YOM:
1968
Flight number:
ADK018
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
11
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
74
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Aircraft flight hours:
62484