Crash of an Ilyushin II-76T in Brazzaville: 32 killed

Date & Time: Nov 30, 2012 at 1730 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
EK-76300
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Pointe-Noire - Brazzaville
MSN:
083410300
YOM:
1978
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
32
Circumstances:
Aircraft was performing a cargo flight from Pointe-Noire to Brazzaville with one passenger and a crew of six on board plus cargo consisting of cars. On final approach to runway 05L in poor weather conditions, aircraft hit houses roofs and tree tops and eventually crashed in the district of La Poudrière, less than one km from runway threshold. All occupants were killed and at least 25 people on the ground as well. Fourteen other people were injured. Several houses were destroyed. At the time of the accident, weather conditions were poor with thunderstorm activity and rain. MAK stated in February 2013 that they received the FDR from the Congolese authorities but the recorders show mechanical damage as a result of the impact forces.

Crash of an Antonov AN-12 in Pointe-Noire: 23 killed

Date & Time: Mar 21, 2011 at 1530 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
TN-AGK
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Brazzaville - Pointe-Noire
MSN:
4 020 06
YOM:
1963
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
23
Circumstances:
On final approach to runway 17 at Pointe-Noire, aircraft overturned and crashed in the residential are of Mvoumvou located four kilometers from airport. All nine occupants and fourteen people on the ground were killed. Aircraft was carrying 750 kilos of meat. It seems that two engines were out of service when control was lost on final approach.

Crash of an Antonov AN-12 in Brazzaville: 6 killed

Date & Time: Aug 26, 2009 at 0500 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
TN-AIA
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Pointe Noire-Brazzaville
MSN:
6 3 446 07
YOM:
1966
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:

On approach to Brazzaville, the aircraft crashed in a cemetary located 11 km short of runway. Inbound from Pointe Noire, the aircraft was carrying foods, a minibus and three cars. All six occupants were killed

Crash of an Antonov AN-26 in Brazzaville: 13 killed

Date & Time: Sep 9, 2005 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
9Q-CFD
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Boende-Kinshasa
MSN:
12901
YOM:
1983
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
10
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
13
Circumstances:

The aircraft crashed 50 km north of Brazzaville, Congo, while descending to land at Kinshasa airport, DRC. The circumstances of the crash are unknown.

Crash of an Antonov AN-24 in Impfondo

Date & Time: Mar 4, 2005 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
EY-46399
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Impfondo-Brazzaville
MSN:
07306303
Country:
Region:
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

For unknown reasons, pilots decided to abort the takeoff run. The aircraft did not stop on the runway, overrun and crash landed. The aircraft was completely destroyed by post impact fire.

Crash of a Beechcraft 1900C in Kinshasa

Date & Time: Apr 29, 2003 at 1930 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
TR-LFQ
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Brazzaville-Kinshasa
MSN:
UC-080
YOM:
1989
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
13
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

Carrying an Air France crew to Kinshasa, the aircraft was approaching the airport in bad weather. In haevy rain fall, the pilot landed hard and the landing gear broke off.

Crash of an Antonov AN-26 in Ndjolé: 7 killed

Date & Time: Jan 17, 2003 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
ER-AFT
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Brazzaville-Douala
MSN:
13403
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:

In flight, the aircraft suffered technical problem and crew elected to divert to Ndjolé airport. Without any ATC nor runway lights, the crew missed the airport and the aircraft struck a hill side located further on. All occupants were killed. The aircraft was transferred to a congolese operator.

Crash of a Boeing 707 in Bangui: 28 killed

Date & Time: Jul 4, 2002 at 1115 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
9XR-IS
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
N'Djamena-Brazzaville
MSN:
19335
YOM:
1967
Region:
Crew on board:
9
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
21
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
28