Date & Time: Jul 27, 2018 at 1000 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Operator:
Registration:
9S-GFS
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Kamako - Tshikapa
MSN:
1G201-29
YOM:
1983
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
4
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Kamako Airport, while in initial climb, the single engine airplane went out of control and crashed in flames in a prairie located 3 km from the airfield. The pilot and a passenger survived while five other occupants were killed.