Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique

Pilot Suicides

Monday, December 23, 2013
By George Hatcher

If the preliminary report on the Mozambique Airlines crash is correct that the pilot Captain Herminio dos Santos Fernandes was suicidal, and deliberately flew the Embraer he was piloting into the ground, he may not be the only one. ASN compiled a list of possible pilot suicides. 26 September 1976 – 12 fatalities A... »

Early Preliminary Response on Mozambique Airlines Crash

Saturday, December 21, 2013
By George Hatcher

The Mozambique Airlines Embraer 190 disappeared from radar when entering Namibian airspace but Mozambican authorities took over three hours to inform Namibian ATC that the plane had gone missing. Heavy rain in the area led to poor visibility. Was the pilot was deliberately flying low or had lightning possibly damaged the plane? Head of... »

Mozambique Crash Video

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
By George Hatcher
Mozambique Crash Video

DNA tests will be performed on the 31 bodies so far recovered from the Namibia’s Bwabwata National Park, site of the crash of Mozambique Airlines Flight 470, a Embraer ERJ 190-100 IGW (ERJ-190AR) with 33 aboard. The plane is a total wreck, Written off (damaged beyond repair), burnt wreckage scattered in a low impact... »

Thirty-four Missing in Nambia

Sunday, December 1, 2013
By George Hatcher

Updated A Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique Embraer ERJ 190-100 IGW (ERJ-190AR) disappeared in bad weather with poor visibility while en route from Luanda Airport Angola to Maputo International in Mozambique when it lost contact with ATC at 11:26 on Friday 29 November 2013. The plane disappeared. A fruitless search Friday was cancelled due to... »

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