Date & Time: Jan 30, 2012 at 0845 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-28
Operator:
Registration:
9Q-CUN
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bukavu-Namoya
MSN:
1AJ006-11
YOM:
1989
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
Aircraft left Bukavu-Kamembe Airport at 0745LT for a one hour cargo flight to Namoya. On final approach in marginal weather conditions, aircraft crashed in a dense wooded area located ten km from runway. Two passengers among them a 60 years old women were rescued as all three others occupants were killed. As the Captain was Russian, the Copilot was Indian.