An ERJ 190-100 LAM Embraer crashed in Bwabwata National Park (Namibia)

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On 29 November 2013, an Embraer ERJ 190-100 aircraft operated by LAM (Linhas Aereas de Mocambique) (Luanda) collapsed in Bwabwata National Park (Namibia). 34 of deceased persons (28 of passengers and 6 crew members) were reported.

The plane operated flight TM470 between Maputo, Mozambique - Luanda, Angola. It took off from Maputo at 09:26 GMT and was due to land in Luanda at 13:10 GMT. Around 11:30 GMT, any connection to the Embraer ERJ 190-100 LAM aircraft was lost. The wreck was found the next day, about 200 km east of Rundu, Namibia, on the border between Angola and Botswana.

Authorities lifted the black boxes of the plane and began investigations. Those in the region said the weather was rainy and with strong winds, low visibility.

The Embraer ERJ 190-100 was new, the first flight being operated on 8 November 2012. It was registered under the code C9-EMC and MSN 19000581. It totally burned!

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