Date & Time: Jun 1, 2004 at 0700 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-32
Operator:
Sun Air
Registration:
9XR-SN
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Beni-Goma
MSN:
2105
Country:
Rwanda
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

This aircraft was performing a cargo flight from Beni to Goma with 8 Congolese passengers and 4 Russians pilots on board. After takeoff from Beni, captain reported technical problem with the left main undercarriage but continued his flight to Goma. While descending, he decided to divert to Kigali International Airport to make an emergency landing. The aircraft crashed on landing and all 12 occupants were seriously injured. The aircraft was written off.