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Mozambique Plane Crash Final Report

Friday, April 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
Mozambique Plane Crash Final Report

On Jan 9th 2014 Namibia’s Accident Investigation Commission released the preliminary report of the LAM E190 crash over Botswana/Namibia on Nov 29th 2013. The conclusion at that time was that the captain intentionally crashed the aircraft. On November 29, 2013, there were 28 passengers and 6 crew aboard the Embraer ERJ-190 flown by LAM... »

Helicopter Crash Takes Away Four Lives in Namibia

Saturday, April 12, 2014
By George Hatcher
Helicopter Crash Takes Away Four Lives in Namibia

A military helicopter carrying ten persons crashed on the runway of an airbase in Nimibia’s Grootfontein this Friday. Xinhua, the spokesperson of the Namibian Ministry of Defense confirmed that the accident occurred just after the helicopter took off. Four people were killed while six others were injured. The injured were rushed to Windhoek for... »

Slow ID in November 2013 LAM Crash

Friday, January 24, 2014
By George Hatcher

Identification of the remains of those aboard the LAM Embraer-190 that crashed en route from Maputo to Luanda is moving at a snails pace. Sixteen of the 33 fatalities have been identified, mostly, according to police reports, by fingerprint evidence. The scientists who are making the identification are working with fragments. I am not... »

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... »

Wings Over Africa Cargo Crash

Sunday, November 15, 2009
By George Hatcher
Wings Over Africa Cargo Crash

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Zak Economides What: Sun Road Trading 10 CC / Wings Over Africa Cessna 208B Grand Caravan en route from Eros Airport, Windhoek to Rio Longa, Angola Where: Eros Airport, Windhoek When: Nov 15 2009 Who: 4 on board, 2 fatalities Why: Just after takeoff... »

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