Date: August 07, 1999
Time: c 12:00
Location: Santo Antao, Cape Verde Islands
Operator: TACV-Cabo Verde Airlines
Flight #: 5002
Route: Sao Vicente - Santo Antao
AC Type: Dornier 228-201
Registration: D4-CBC
cn / ln: 8091
Aboard: 18   (passengers:16  crew:2)
Fatalities: 18   (passengers:16  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft, which was chartered from the Cape Verde Coast Guard, crashed into a cliff near Ponta do Sol airfield in the Cape Verde Islands in fog and rain. The plane was returning to the island of Sao Vicente where it originally departed due to poor weather conditions over the destination city. The pilot possibly lost visibility due to the fog and rain and crashed into a cliff in Santo Antao.

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