Windhoek Airport

Fatal crashes in Namibia and airlines blacklist

This information page lists the most recent fatal airline accidents in the subregion. Accidents with no fatalities are not listed. You will also find below an updated list of airlines subject to flight restrictions in certain countries.

Crashes in Namibia
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2013
29 Nov
Namibia
Bwabwata National Park
Mozambique Airline
Embraer ERJ-190AR (C9-EMC)
 33
 33 /  0
2009
15 Nov
Namibia
Windhoek
Air Nave
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (ZS-OUT)
 4
 1 /  0
2003
26 Jun
Namibia
Near Rooisand Desert Ranch
Comvac Aviation
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (V5-CAS)
 4
 4 /  0
1997
13 Sep
Namibia
Off Namibia
Military - Luftwaffe / Military - USAF
Tupolev TU-154M / C-141 Starlifter (1102/65-9405)
 33
 33 /  0
1968
20 Apr
Namibia
Near Windhoek
South African Airways
Boeing B-707-344C (ZS-EUW)
 128
 123 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly. --- See all
2017
27 Mar
Zimbabwe
Mautaer
ETA Air Charter
Britten-Norman BN2 Islander (C9-AOV)
 6
 6 /  0
2012
5 Dec
South Africa
Near Ladysmith
Military - South African Air Force
Douglas C47-TP (6840)
 11
 11 /  0
2011
14 Oct
Botswana
Xakanaka Airstrip
Moremi Air Charters
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (A2-AKD)
 11
 8 /  0
2011
14 Sep
Angola
Huambo
Military - FANA Forca Aerea Nacional Angolana
Embraer 120ER Brasilia (T-500)
 36
 30 /  0
2011
8 Feb
South Africa
Off Plettenberg Bay
Majuba Aviation
Pilatus PC-12/47 (ZS-GAA)
 9
 9 /  0
2009
24 Sep
South Africa
Merebank
SA Airlink
British Aerospace Jetstream 41 (ZS-NRM)
 3
 1 /  0
2008
19 Jan
Angola
Near Huambo
Gira Globo Charter
Beechcraft King Air B200 (D2-FFK)
 13
 13 /  0
2006
30 Jun
Mozambique
Vilanculos
Naturelink
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (ZS-POG)
 3
 1 /  0
2005
18 May
Zambia
Mongu
Military - Zambia Air Force
Yunshuji Y-12 (AF-216)
 13
 13 /  0
2002
2 Jun
Angola
Near Ndalatando
Military - Angolan Armed Forces
Mi-17 (?)
 25
 20 /  0
2002
1 Jun
South Africa
George
Airquarius Aviation - Charter
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-372 (ZS-OJU)
 3
 3 /  0
2002
27 Jan
Angola
Near Luena
Military - Angolan Air Force
Antonov AN-12 (T-304)
 40
 5 /  0
2001
17 Mar
Angola
Near Lubango
Sociedade de Aviacao Ligeira Charter
Beechcraft 1900C (S9-CAE)
 17
 16 /  0
2000
15 Nov
Angola
Near Luanda
Asa Pesada
Antonov AN-26 (D2-FCG)
 57
 57 /  0
2000
31 Oct
Angola
Near Monaquimbundo
Aca-Ancargo
Antonov AN-26 (D2-FDI)
 44
 44 /  0
2000
25 Mar
Angola
Huambo
Uralex
Antonov AN-32 (D2-MAJ)
 33
 3 /  0
1999
6 Dec
South Africa
Johannesburg
Charter - Flightline Charter Services
Piper PA-31-350 (ZS-OJY)
 9
 9 /  0
1999
1 Jul
Angola
Luzamba
Savanair
Antonov 12B (TN-AFR)
 5
 1 /  0
1999
2 Feb
Angola
Luanda
Savannair
Antonov AN-12 (EL-ASS)
 14
 14 /  13
1999
2 Jan
Angola
Near Huambo
Transafrik - United Nations Charter
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules (D2-EHD)
 9
 9 /  0
1998
26 Dec
Angola
Vila Nova
Transafrik
Lockheed Martin L-100-30 Hercules (S9-CAO)
 14
 14 /  0
1998
17 Dec
Angola
Saurimo
Zanex
Antonov 12 (S9-SAT)
 10
 1 /  0
1998
14 Dec
Angola
Near Cuito
Khors Aircompany
Antonov AN-12BP (UR-11319)
 11
 11 /  0
1998
2 Sep
Angola
Angola
Permaviatrans
Antonov AN-26 (RA-26028)
 24
 24 /  0
1998
24 Aug
South Africa
Pretoria
Speed Service Couriers
DC-3-65TP (ZS-NKK)
 2
 1 /  0
1998
11 Aug
Angola
Saurimo
Alada
Antonov An-12BP (D2-FAZ)
 13
 1 /  0
1997
27 Dec
Angola
Atlantic Ocean
Renan Airways
Antonov An-72 (ER-ACF)
 5
 5 /  0
1997
12 Mar
Angola
Lucapa
ALADA
Antonov AN-12B (D2-FVG)
 16
 16 /  0
1997
2 Feb
Angola
Near Quiangala
Force Area Populaire de Angola
CASA 212 Aviocar 200 (T-400)
 37
 37 /  0
1996
6 Oct
Angola
Lukapa
Savanair
Antonov 12B (RA-11101)
 19
 6 /  0
1996
27 Feb
Angola
Near Lukapa
Aero Tropical
Antonov 12BP (ER-ACE)
 8
 8 /  0
1995
18 Dec
Angola
Cahungula
Trans Service Airlift
Lockheed L-188C Electra (9Q-CRR)
 144
 141 /  0
1995
2 Aug
South Africa
Johannesburg
Aero Air
Antonov An-2R (RA-05708)
 3
 3 /  0
1995
17 Jun
Angola
Near Cuvela
Military - Angolan Air Force
CASA 212-200 Aviocar (T401)
 48
 48 /  0
1994
15 Dec
Angola
Lobito
SL Aviation Services
Douglas DC-3 (N96BF)
 2
 2 /  0
1994
25 Nov
Angola
Near Cuito
Military - Angolan Air Force
Mil Mi-17 (helicopter) (H584)
 22
 22 /  0
1994
26 Oct
Angola
Near Cuito
Military - Angolan Air Force
Mil Mi-8MTV (helicopter) (H534)
 22
 22 /  0
1992
31 Aug
Angola
Jamba
Professional Aviation Services
Douglas DC-3 (ZS-DHX)
 17
 3 /  0
1991
25 Nov
Mozambique
Sena
STASA
Douglas C-47B-DK (C9-STD)
 3
 1 /  0
1991
10 Jun
Angola
Luanda
Carib Air Transport
Lockheed L-382B Hercules (J6-SLQ)
 7
 7 /  0
1991
16 Mar
Angola
Malanje
Transafrik
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules (CP-1564)
 9
 9 /  0
1991
22 Feb
Angola
Cazombo
Fuerza Area Angolaise
Antonov AN-26 (?)
 47
 47 /  0
1990
27 Mar
Angola
Near Kuito
Military - Angolan Air Force
CASA 212 Aviocar 300 (T-410)
 25
 25 /  0
1990
17 Feb
Zambia
Near Ngwerere
Military - Zambian Air Force
DHC-5 Buffalo (AF316)
 29
 29 /  0
1989
27 Nov
Angola
Near Jamba
Tepper Aviation
Lockheed L-100-20 Hercules (N9205T)
 5
 5 /  0
1989
10 Nov
Lesotho
Maluti Mountains
Military - Royal Lesotho Defence Force
Casa 212 Aviocar (LDF-46)
 18
 18 /  0
1989
26 Jul
Angola
Near Chana
Military - Angolan Air Force
Antonov AN-26 (?)
 48
 42 /  0
1988
18 Jun
Mozambique
Central Mozambique
Military - Mozambique Air Force
Mil Mi-8 (helicopter) (?)
 25
 21 /  0
1988
27 Apr
Angola
Near Tchamulate
Military - Cuban Air Force
Antonov AN-26 (14-27)
 29
 29 /  0
1988
12 Apr
South Africa
Near Hennenman
United Airways
Douglas DC-3C (ZS-UAS)
 24
 24 /  0
Weather in Windhoek

75°F
24°C
Clear
Humidity : 8%
Wind : NW at 7km/h
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