Date & Time: Jan 8, 2005 at 1300 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-12
Registration:
9Q-CIH
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Entebbe-Kinshasa
Country:
Uganda
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
The aircraft was carrying 2 vehicles, t-shirts and 10 tons of beans from Entebbe (Uganda) to Kinshasa, DRC. Five minutes after takeoff, the crew informed ATC that one of the four engines was on fire. Pilots decided to return to Entebbe but the aircraft crashed in a wooded area near the village of Bukalaza, 11 km short of runway. Nobody survived.