Mozambique Crash Video

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
By George Hatcher


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 crash, possibly the result of bad weather.

The hundred-seat plane was only 1 / 3 full.

Recently revealed facts

  • Only one body was found intact according to Theo Shilongo, investigation leader.
  • The pilot was in Botswanan airspace when the pilot notified ATC of problems, though it took Mozambiqan authorities 3 hours to inform Nambia that the plane was off radar.
  • The search was called off due to bad weather, but the next day locals called in reporting the crash.
  • The wreckage will be transported to Rundu for investigation.
  • The remains have been transported to Windhoek.
  • An Angolan Pop artist, Jose Pascoal Luvuala (AKA Action Nigga) is among the dead.
  • Angola Inspector General in the Ministry of Finance, Manuel John Landa and two colleagues are among the dead.

Video of the Debris Field

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