Date & Time: Nov 29, 2003 at 1516 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-26
Registration:
9T-TAD
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Boende-Kinshasa
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
18
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
33
Circumstances:
A first attempt to takeoff was aborted. On the second attempt, one tyre exploded and the crew aborted takeoff. The twin engine aircraft overshot the 1,400 metres long runway and came to rest on a local market place, killing 13 people on ground.