Again after the attacks on Sunday 13th of July, the international airport of Tripolis became the target of rival militia groups who wants to take control of the airfield.
The cargo aircraft departed Mwanza Airport at 19:26L and climbed normally to an altitude of 14000 ft. notheast of the airport when contact was lost.
The four engined cargo aircraft crashed against hillside in darkness, a few minutes after take-off from Tamanrasset. All 7 on board were killed
The vintage four-engine aircraft made an emergency landing on runway 11 at New Smyrna Beach Airport, FL, USA following a mechanical fault within the nosegear system.
The propeller driven aircraft sustained irrepairable damge in a forced landing after mechanical troubles.