Date & Time: Jun 6, 2011 at 1025 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-26
Operator:
Registration:
TR-LII
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Port Gentil - Libreville
Flight number:
SLN122A
Country:
Gabon
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a cargo flight from Port Gentil to Libreville on behalf of DHL Airways. On final approach, captain informed ATC about hydraulic problems and decided to make a go around. Shortly thereafter, aircraft crashed into the sea 2,3 km southeast of airport. All four occupants were rescued while the aircraft was destroyed. For unknown reason, crew was not able to lower the gear.