omoo
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Air Tanzania Crash

Sun Dec 17, 2006 1:12 am

an Air Tanzania Cessna crashed in Mbeya (MBI) today. Sorry the article is in Swahili, i will do a quick translation......

Quote:


One reporter is dead and the Minister of State at the Prime Minister Office Mr Juma Akukweti, suffered severe burns after an Air Tanzania Cessna crashed 200 meters after take off from mbeya (MBI) airport. The aircraft 5H-TZ was carrying 6 passengers. The injured including the Pilot Mr. Martin Sumari, are being treated at the local hospital. Cause of crash still unknown.


http://www.ippmedia.com/ipp/alasiri/2006/12/16/80511.html
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TinkerBelle
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RE: Air Tanzania Crash

Sun Dec 17, 2006 1:34 am

Sad news. May the reporter rest in peace.
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RE: Air Tanzania Crash

Sun Dec 17, 2006 4:03 am

Sad news indeed. I thought Air Tanzania had only 737s and F28s--have they acquired Cessnas recently, or could the flight have been operated by another company?
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RE: Air Tanzania Crash

Sun Dec 17, 2006 5:50 am

Quoting Omoo (Thread starter):
The aircraft 5H-TZ was carrying 6 passengers



Quoting FoxBravo (Reply 2):
thought Air Tanzania had only 737s and F28s--have they acquired Cessnas recently, or could the flight have been operated by another company?

You are correct - at least when i was there not to long ago...

That reg has a letter missing, but i would say it is probably Tanzanair, as their regs fall in this sequence - Cessna's are 310 TZC & F406's TZC & TZE - as a 310 cant carry 6 (legally) i would say it was one of the Caravan II's. I believe 402's TZB & TZZ are no longer operated and F406 TZD was already written off at Morogoro. The Tanzanair website is not working at the moment.
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omoo
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RE: Air Tanzania Crash

Sun Dec 17, 2006 11:51 pm

Quoting YVRLTN (Reply 3):
That reg has a letter missing, but i would say it is probably Tanzanair, as their regs fall in this sequence - Cessna's are 310 TZC & F406's TZC & TZE - as a 310 cant carry 6 (legally) i would say it was one of the Caravan II's. I believe 402's TZB & TZZ are no longer operated and F406 TZD was already written off at Morogoro. The Tanzanair website is not working at the moment.

you are right, the aircraft belongsd to Tanzanair. Here is an english article:

http://www.dailynews-tsn.com/page.php?id=4908
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omoo
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RE: Air Tanzania Crash

Mon Dec 18, 2006 12:06 am

A few Images form the crash:



http://photos1.blogger.com/x/blogger/2821/2029/1600/765864/conrad%20014.jpg
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