Accident Beechcraft 1900C-1 S9-CAE, Saturday 17 March 2001
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Date:Saturday 17 March 2001
Time:10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft 1900C-1
Owner/operator:SAL Express - Sociedade de Aviação Ligeira
Registration: S9-CAE
MSN: UC-142
Year of manufacture:1991
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 17
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Quilemba -   Angola
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU)
Destination airport:Lubango Airport (SDD/FNUB)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed into mountains, reportedly in conditions of (heavy) rainfall.

Sources:

José Vilhena
Reuters
Tommy Maurer

Statistics

  • 21st worst accident in 2001
  • 10th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 5th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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