Date & Time: Aug 18, 2004 at 1110 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208 Caravan
Registration:
5Y-TWH
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Goma-Walikale
MSN:
208-0784
YOM:
1999
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:

The aircraft crashed ten minutes after takeoff from Goma airport. All three occupants were killed. Weather was bad at the time of the accident and the aircraft hit a mountain while climbing to 3,400 meters.