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Moyen-Ogooué (Lambaréné)

Crash of an Antonov AN-26 in Ndjolé: 7 killed

Date & Time: Jan 17, 2003 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
ER-AFT
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Brazzaville-Douala
MSN:
13403
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:

In flight, the aircraft suffered technical problem and crew elected to divert to Ndjolé airport. Without any ATC nor runway lights, the crew missed the airport and the aircraft struck a hill side located further on. All occupants were killed. The aircraft was transferred to a congolese operator.