Date & Time: Dec 28, 2014 at 0300 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-26
Operator:
Registration:
4L-AFS
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Entebbe – Bujumbura – Pointe-Noire
MSN:
8608
YOM:
1979
Flight number:
AGS902
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
6
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
The aircraft was performing a cargo flight from Entebbe to Pointe-Noire with an intermediate stop in Bujumbura, Burundi, to refuel. After take off, while proceeding to the west by night, the aircraft hit the slope of Mt Kafinda (3,100 meters high) and crashed in a dense wooded area, some 25 km south of Uvira. All six occupants were killed. The registration of the aircraft is not confirmed yet.