Mauritanian Embraer Training Flight Crashes

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
By George Hatcher

A Mauritanian Embraer EMB 312 Tucano with two aboard crashed in Maurotania in a deserted area while on a training mission flight. The pilot, Captain Ahmed Ould, was hospitalized at Nouakchott. The pilot survived because after the crash, he was able to exit the plane, according to: The mechanic, Ambodj Amado, died at... »

7 Die in Mauritani Crash

Saturday, July 14, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Force Aérienne de la République Islamique de Mauritani Harbin Yunshuji Y-12-II en route from Nouakchott to Tasiast Gold Mine Airstrip Where: Nouakchott Airport, Mauritania When: July 12, 2012, 7:45 Who: 7 aboard, 7 fatalities Why: The pilot, co pilot and five passengers were killed when the plane crashed after takeoff. It was a... »

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