Date & Time: Sep 7, 2007 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-12
Registration:
4L-SAS
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Kisangani-Goma-Bukavu
MSN:
3 3 411 08
YOM:
1970
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
The aircraft was performing a cargo flight from Kisangani to Bukavu with an intermediate stop at Goma. It carried a crew of 5, 3 passengers and a cargo of 18 tons of palm oil. On landing, the aircraft did not decelerate as expected, overrun the runway and struck petrified lava. It then crashed and burned. All 8 occupants were killed.