Accident CASA C-212-CB Aviocar 100 TN-AFA, Saturday 19 June 2010
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Date:Saturday 19 June 2010
Time:10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
CASA C-212-CB Aviocar 100
Owner/operator:Aéro-Service
Registration: TN-AFA
MSN: 151
Year of manufacture:1979
Engine model:Garrett TPE331-5-251C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Mintom -   Cameroon
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Yaoundé-Nsimalen International Airport (NSI/FKYS)
Destination airport:Yangadou Mine Airstrip
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
A CASA C-212 Aviocar, was reported missing on a flight from Yaoundé-Nsimalen International Airport (NSI) to the Congolese gold mine Yangadou. There were two pilots and nine passengers on board.
The flight left Yaoundé at 09:13 with an estimated arrival time of 10:20. Last radio contact was at 09:51.
The plane was chartered by Cam Iron, the Cameroon subsidiary of Sundance Resources, an Australian iron ore mining firm. A number of Australian mining executives were on board the plane.
The plane was located on June 21. No survivors were found.

Sources:

Search on for plane missing between Cameroon, Congo (AFP, 20-6-2010)
Avion disparu: épave retrouvée au Congo, pas de survivant (Le Parisien, 21-6-2010)

Statistics

  • 20th worst accident in 2010
  • 20th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 18th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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