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Air Guicango Embraer 120ER plane crash
Cuílo, Angola

Air Guicango Embraer 120ER plane crash - Cuílo, Angola

Cuílo, AngolaThe Embraer EMB-120 operated by Air Guicango took off from Dundo, Angola, for a medical flight to Luanda, Angola. 4 passengers and 3 crewmembers were onboard. The plane crashed around 20 minutes after takeoff. All the 7 occupants were killed.

The twin-engine EMB-120 was carrying three crew members, two medics, a company employee and a South African patient, suffering malaria symptoms. The plane was enroute about 15 minutes into the flight when the crew declared emergency reporting an engine failure followed by fire. About 5 minutes later, radio contact was lost. The wreckage was found the following day at 320 km (175 NM) from Dundo. There was no survivor.

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Photos of the crash of Air Guicango (12th October, 2017)

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