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Brazzaville Crash Pilot Named (update)

Sunday, December 2, 2012
By George Hatcher
Brazzaville Crash Pilot Named (update)

What: Aero-Services for Trans Air Congo Ilyhushin IL-76T freighter en route from Pointe Noire to Brazzaville Where: Brazzaville When: Nov 30 2012 Who: 32 fatalities, 14 injured Why: The Armenian crew fatalities of the crashed Trans Air Congo cargo jet have been named: Varazdat Balasanyan, born in 1949 (captain of the crew) Ara Tovmasyan,... »

Brazzaville Cargo FLight Crash Fatalities Updated to 32

Sunday, December 2, 2012
By George Hatcher
Brazzaville Cargo FLight Crash Fatalities Updated to 32

What: Aero-Services for Trans Air Congo Ilyhushin IL-76T freighter en route from Pointe Noire to Brazzaville Where: Brazzaville When: Nov 30 2012 Who: 30 fatalities, 14 injured *Death toll rises to 32 Why: A Trans Air Congo cargo jet landed in rainy conditions in Brazzaville, one report says the plane overran the runway, went... »

Congo Cargo Flight Smashes Town, 19 killed, 14 injured

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
By George Hatcher
Congo Cargo Flight Smashes Town, 19 killed, 14 injured

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