Date & Time: Jan 24, 2006 at 1150 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-12
Operator:
Aérolift
Registration:
9Q-CER
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Goma-Mbuji-Mayi
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft was performing a cargo flight from Goma to Mbuji-Mayi with a crew of 4 and fuel barrel on board. The aircraft landed hard, causing both wings to break down. The aircraft lost partially its undercarriage and skidded 500 metres before coming to rest on the left side of runway. A fire erupted in the back of the airplane which was damaged beyond economical repair.