Accident Dornier 228-202K MAF-T03, Monday 10 June 2024
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Date:Monday 10 June 2024
Time:10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic D228 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Dornier 228-202K
Owner/operator:Malawi Air Force (MAF)
Registration: MAF-T03
MSN: 8148
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Chikangawa Forest Reserve, Mzimba District -   Malawi
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Lilongwe-Kamuzu International Airport (LLW/FWKI)
Destination airport:Mzuzu Airport (ZZU/FWUU)
Investigating agency: BFU
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
A Malawi Air Force Dornier 228-202K crashed into the side of a mountain in marginal weather conditions, killing all nine on board.
The aircraft took off from Lilongwe-Kamuzu International Airport (LLW) at 09:17 carrying the Vice President of Malawi and eight others aboard. It was scheduled to land at Mzuzu Airport (ZZU) at 10:02 am.

Sources:

https://mwnation.com/veep-chilimas-plane-goes-missing/
https://www.nyasatimes.com/teary-malawians-wait-with-unabated-breath-as-rescue-mission-continue-to-search-for-chilimas-missing-aircraft/
https://www.faceofmalawi.com/2024/06/11/chilima-dies-in-plane-crash/
https://malawi24.com/2024/06/11/chilima-crash-site-identified/
https://www.maravipost.com/tragic-malawi-veep-saulos-chilima-nine-others-die-in-plane-crash/
https://www.maravipost.com/mdf-confirms-chilimas-plane-crashed-in-chikangawa-forest/
https://www.africanews.com/2024/06/12/malawi-announces-state-funeral-and-21-days-of-mourning-for-vice-president-killed-in-a-plan/
https://www.bfu-web.de/DE/Home/Nachrichten/100724_Untersuchung_Malawi.html

https://www.scramble.nl/database/civil/details/do228_153
https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/3/0/3/1096303.jpg (photo)

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Photo: BFU

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jun-2024 16:23 4Holerpoler Added
10-Jun-2024 16:25 ASN Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
10-Jun-2024 17:32 Ephata Updated [Country]
11-Jun-2024 05:35 lagi Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Jun-2024 07:45 lagi Updated [Registration, Source]
11-Jun-2024 09:54 Iceman 29 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Embed code, Damage]
11-Jun-2024 12:32 Rod K Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
11-Jun-2024 14:12 lagi Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
21-Jun-2024 08:40 luca Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
13-Jul-2024 14:20 ASN Updated [Source, Narrative, Photo]

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