Date: July 16, 2005
Time: 1000
Location: Baney, Equatorial Guinea
Operator: Ecuatair
Flight #: ?
Route: Malabala, Bioko Island - Bata
AC Type: Antonov AN-24B
Registration: 3C-VQR
cn / ln: 79901104
Aboard: 60   (passengers:54  crew:6)
Fatalities: 60   (passengers:54  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: The airliner disappeared from radar and crashed into dense jungle shortly after taking off from Malabala. A witness saw flames coming from the side of the plane shortly after take-off. The plane then tilted and fell, skidded over trees for a distance of about half a mile and crashed. The plane was overloaded. The aircraft was built to accommodate a maximum of 48 passengers.

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