Date & Time: Jul 7, 2006 at 1540 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-12
Registration:
9Q-CVT
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Goma-Kisangani
MSN:
3 3 415 06
YOM:
1963
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:

Few minutes after takeoff from Goma airport, crew informed ATC about engine problem and decided to return to Goma. The aircraft lost height, hit a tree and crashed 20 km from the airport. All six occupants were killed. A failure occurred on one engine and according to Antonov Design Bureau, the airworthiness certificate was expired on March 30, 2001.