Date & Time: Dec 8, 2010 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Britten-Norman Islander
Registration:
CN-TWO
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Government
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Tangier - Ouarzazate
Country:
Morocco
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
3
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Aircraft was flying from Tangier to Ouarzazate with three Police Officers and two pilots on behalf of the Royal Moroccan Police (Gendarmerie Royal Marocaine). While flying at night between Demnate and Ouarzazate, aircraft disappeared from radar screens and crashed in a mountainous terrain. SAR arrived on scene more than two days later. All five occupants were killed. For unknown reasons, crew was flying at a too low altitude.