Date & Time: May 18, 2005 at 1328 LT
Type of aircraft:
Harbin Yunsunji Y-12
Operator:
Registration:
AF-216
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Humanitarian
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Mongu-Lusaka
MSN:
0089
YOM:
1994
Country:
Zambia
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
13
Circumstances:
The aircraft and its crew was performing a food supply flight to a drought-stricken part of Zambia. It crashed shortly after takeoff from Mongu airport for unknown reasons. All occupants were killed.
Probable cause: