Date & Time: Sep 1, 2008 at 1600 LT
Type of aircraft:
Landing (descent or approach)
Kinshasa - Mbandaka - Kisangani - Bukavu - Goma
Democratic Republic of Congo
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Aircraft was performing a humanitarian mission from Kinshasa to Goma with intermediate stops in Mbandaka, Kisangani and Bukavu. While approaching Bukavu-Kamenbe airport in bad weather conditions, the aircraft flying too low hit a mountain ridge and crashed. Rescue teams found the debris a day after and all 17 occupants perished.