Date & Time: Apr 23, 2006 at 0455 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-74
Operator:
Registration:
UR-74038
Flight Type:
Humanitarian
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Sebha-N'Djamena
MSN:
36547097933
YOM:
1998
Country:
Cameroon
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
6
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
The aircraft was making a cargo flight from Sebha (Libya) to N'Djamena on behalf of the Libyan Air Force with a crew of 6 and food aid to Chad. Upon arrival, the crew informed ATC about technical problem and few minutes later, the aircraft crashed in an open field located on the opposite side of N'Djamena, on the Cameroon territory, near the city of Kousseri. All six occupants were killed and the aircraft was totally destroyed upon impact.