Guicango E120 at Lukapa on Feb 25th 2014, runway excursion during emergency landing

Last Update: February 26, 2014 / 21:20:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 25, 2014

Classification
Accident

Airline
Guicango

Destination
Lukapa, Angola

Aircraft Registration
D2-FFZ

ICAO Type Designator
E120

A Guicango Embraer EMB-120, registration D2-FFZ performing a charter flight from Luanda to Lukapa (Angola), was descending towards Lukapa when the crew needed to shut one of the engines down. The aircraft continued the approach to Lukapa at around 10:00L (09:00Z) but went off the runway, went over rough terrain and came to stop with the gear collapsed and both engines and wings substantially damaged. All occupants remained uninjured.

No weather data are available for Lukapa.

Lukapa Airport (also known as Lucapa) features a dirt runway 18/36 of 7900 feet/2410 meters length.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 25, 2014

Classification
Accident

Airline
Guicango

Destination
Lukapa, Angola

Aircraft Registration
D2-FFZ

ICAO Type Designator
E120

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