Plane File Number BEA2015-0554 Accident, En croisière au FL350, on 5 September 2015, HAWKER SIDDELEY - HS125, 6V-AIM

Collision entre deux avions en croisière, collision du HS125 avec la surface de l'eau, déroutement du B737

Summary

L'avion HS 125 de la compagnie Senegalair, qui effectuait un vol d'évacuation sanitaire Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) - Dakar (Sénégal), a percuté en vol un Boeing 737-800 et s'est abîmé en mer. L'avion avait à son bord une patiente française et trois membres d'équipage - deux Algériens et un Congolais - ainsi qu'un médecin et deux infirmiers sénégalais.

Le Boeing 737-800 de la compagnie CEIBA, qui assurait la liaison Dakar (Sénégal) - Cotonou (Bénin), vol CEL 071, s'est dérouté et s'est posé à Malabo (Guinée équatoriale) avec des dommages limités.

Press Releases

Information on 10 Septembre 2015

Following the accident on Saturday 5 September 2015, at the end of the afternoon, to a Hawker-Siddeley HS 125 registered 6V-AIM, the Senegalese BEA requested assistance from the French BEA to conduct the Safety Investigation, in accordance with the terms of the international cooperation agreement between the two organisations.

The HS 125 from the Senegalair airline, which was undertaking a medical evacuation flight from Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) to Dakar (Senegal), collided in mid-air with a Boeing 737-800 and crashed into the sea. On board the aeroplane were a French patient and three crew members – two Algerians and one Congolese- as well as a doctor and two nurses from Senegal.

The Boeing 737-800 belonging to the CEIBA airline, which was flying the Dakar (Senegal) – Cotonou (Benin) route as flight CEL 071, diverted and landed at Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) with limited damage.

A team of three investigators from the BEA, accompanied by a technical adviser from the French DSNA (Direction des Services de la Navigation Aérienne) is travelling to Dakar tomorrow, Friday 11 September 2015.