Date & Time: Jan 26, 1995
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-26
Registration:
UN-26080
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
117311709
YOM:
1981
Country:
Guinea
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
21
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On a flight from Sambailo when the crew tried to take off with deployed brakes. The aircraft failed to accelerate past 97 knots and the decision to abort the takeoff run was taken too late, so the aircraft overran the runway and collided with trees, suffering substantial damage. All 24 occupants escaped unhurt.
Causes:
Wrong takeoff configuration and preparation on part of the crew.