Date & Time: Mar 27, 1995
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-12
Registration:
RA-13340
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Kinshasa – Bunia
MSN:
00 347 504
YOM:
1970
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On a flight from Kinshasa to Bunia when a herd of animals started to cross the runway on touch-down at Bunia. The captain opted for a go around but the check pilot forced the aircraft down half-way down the runway. The aircraft overran the runway by 400 metres, suffered substantial damaged and came to rest in flames. All 6 crew and 4 passengers escaped unhurt.
Probable cause:
Wrong approach configuration.