Date & Time: Jun 28, 1996 at 0900 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Yamoussoukro - Yamoussoukro
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The crew was engaged in a local training flight at Yamoussoukro Airport. Following several circuits, the crew was cleared to descend from 3,000 to 1,000 feet for a new instrument approach. In limited visibility due to foggy conditions, the aircraft descended below de MDA then struck trees and crashed in a prairie located near Bouaflé, about 40 km northwest of Yamoussoukro Airport. All three pilots were killed.
Controlled flight into terrain after the crew descended below MDA in poor visibility.