Date & Time: Sep 14, 2011 at 1130 LT
Operator:
Registration:
T-500
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Huambo - Luanda
MSN:
120-359
YOM:
2002
Country:
Angola
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
19
Pax fatalities:
17
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
17
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off from Huambo-Albano Machado Airport, aircraft stalled and crashed in flames near the runway end. All four crew and two passengers survived while 17 passengers were killed. There were eleven officers, three generals and six civilians on board. This Embraer Brasilia was the most recent built in service.