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Antonov 12 Cargo Crash In Republic of the Congo  
User currently offlineBennett123 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 9181 posts, RR: 2
Posted (5 years 2 months 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 4663 times:


This seems to be breaking news.

Not much detail yet.

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User currently offlineSpacepope From Vatican City, joined Dec 1999, 3390 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (5 years 2 months 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 4541 times:

JACDEC Reports it's an AN-12 possibly TM-AGK of Trans Air Congo. Reports 4 fatalities to crew and 15 on the ground.

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User currently offlineeastafspot From France, joined Jan 2008, 912 posts, RR: 20
Reply 2, posted (5 years 2 months 1 week 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 4389 times:

sorry in french:


they reported 19 fatalities and 14 injuries (to be confirmed) among them 5 stawaways

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User currently offlinenoelg From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (5 years 2 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 3628 times:

Video of the crash and aftermath here:


RIP to all.

User currently offlinetrigged From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 549 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (5 years 2 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 3577 times:

Goodness! Condolences to the affected people. Obviously went inverted.

User currently offlinecedarjet From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 8656 posts, RR: 53
Reply 5, posted (5 years 2 months 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3056 times:

Wow, what a horrible ride. Two engines out on the same side below a certain speed and it's curtains. Even on the 707, two engines out below 190 kts and you're out of control. So losing two engines on the same side between V1 and 190 kts equals almost certain death (unless you abort-above-V1 and there's nothing to run into after the end of the runway). I suspect the Antonov 12 is even more marginal at low speed. RIP to the crew.

Btw - this aircraft's airworthiness certificate was revoked in 2007.

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User currently offlinenomadd22 From United States of America, joined Feb 2008, 2143 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (5 years 2 months 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3035 times:

The Pointe Noire runway wasn't in very good shape last time I was there. Made for some pretty interesting landings, trying to avoid the bad spots. Some pilots came in pretty close to minimum because they wanted to keep the roll as short as possible.
I was more comforatable riding a DC-3 into that place than the modern stuff.

[Edited 2011-03-25 04:51:01]

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