Date & Time: May 18, 2016 at 1900 LT
Type of aircraft:
Camp Dwyer - Mary
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During the takeoff roll, the engine number three failed. For unknown reason, the crew was unable to feather the propeller. After a roll of 70 seconds, at a speed of 220 km/h, the airplane overran the 2,400 meters runway and went into a sandy area and crashed in flames. Two passengers (two mechanics) were seriously injured while all seven other passengers were killed. The aircraft was destroyed by fire.
Failure of the number 3 engine.