Date & Time: Aug 3, 2006 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-28
Operator:
Registration:
9Q-COM
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Lugushwa-Bukavu
MSN:
1AJ008-21
YOM:
1990
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
14
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
17
Circumstances:

On final approach to Bukavu airport, the twin engine aircraft struck tree tops and crashed in a wooded area located 5 km from runway threshold. All occupants were killed. Approach was performed in a thunderstorm.