Date & Time: Jun 19, 2010 at 1000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Casa 212 Aviocar
Operator:
Registration:
TN-AFA
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Yaoundé - Yangadou
MSN:
151
YOM:
1979
Country:
Congo
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
9
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
11
Circumstances:
The aircraft left Yaoundé-Nsimalen at 0913LT for Yangadou, a small airstrip serving several iron mines. At 0951LT, crew made its last radio contact with ATC and the aircraft crashed in a wooded area located in the region of Ouésso, north of Congo. Debris were found around 1700LT on Monday 21st of June and all eleven occupants were killed, among them Ken Talbot, Australian investors in iron mine. Flight was conducted for the Cameroon company Cam Iron, a subcontractor of the Australian Sundance Resources Group.