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Crash of a an Antonov AN-26B in Obo

Date & Time: Dec 12, 2014 at 1500 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
UP-AN608
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Entebbe – Obo
MSN:
13504
YOM:
1984
Location:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After touchdown at Obo Airstrip, the aircraft was unable to stop within the remaining distance, overran and crashed in a wooded area. All 7 occupants were unhurt, the cargo equipment was recovered and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. The aircraft was completing a flight from Entebbe to Obo Airstrip, with a possible intermediate stop in Sudan, carrying an aircraft engine, some fuel drums (Jet A-1) and other logistics intended to the UPDF military offensive, code-named 'Operation Lightning Thunder' that has been hunting Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and its rebel leader Joseph Kony. About 100 members of the US special forces were based at the Obo Airstrip at the time of the accident. The runway 04/22 is about 2,050 feet long (625 meters).

Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-28 in Addis Ababa

Date & Time: Jan 20, 2014 at 0935 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Entebbe - Sana'a
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
When flying in the Ethiopian Airspace, crew informed ATC about engine problems and received the authorization to divert to Addis Ababa-Bole Airport for an emergency landing. On final approach, twin engine aircraft crashed in an open field located in the suburb of Addis Ababa, in Legedadi. On the crash site, some 20 km northeast of the airport, SAR could evacuate both crew seriously injured while the aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of an Antonov AN-26B-100 in Yida

Date & Time: Nov 19, 2012
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
3X-GFN
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Entebbe - Yida
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a cargo flight from Entebbe with a cargo consisting of foodstuffs. On landing, aircraft could not be brought to a stop on the remaining runway. It overrun, lost its left main gear and came to rest in the bush. While all four occupants were uninjured, aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Canadair RegionalJet CRJ100 in Kigali: 1 killed

Date & Time: Nov 12, 2009 at 1250 LT
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-JLD
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Kigali - Entebbe
MSN:
7197
YOM:
1997
Flight number:
JLX205
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
10
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
11478
Captain / Total hours on type:
1110.00
Copilot / Total flying hours:
1558
Copilot / Total hours on type:
533
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Kigali Airport, crew reported ATC about technical problem and elected to return. The aircraft landed safely and vacated to a taxiway to go to parking. While taxiing, aircraft did not stop, hit blast fence and came to rest in the VIP handling building. One passenger was killed as both pilots were seriously injured. Aircraft was damaged beyond repair. It appears that both engines were running at full power at the time of the accident for undetermined reasons.

Crash of an Ilyushin II-76 in Entebbe: 11 killed

Date & Time: Mar 9, 2009 at 0540 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
S9-SAB
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Entebbe - Mogadishu
MSN:
073410301
YOM:
1977
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
11
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off at night, while climbing, the aircraft nose dived and crashed into Lake Victoria, 10 km south from Entebbe airport. All 10 occupants were killed among them 3 Army Officer from Burundi and one Army Officer from Uganda. They were flying to Mogadishu on behalf of the American operator Dynacore.

Crash of a Cessna 406 Caravan in Entebbe: 2 killed

Date & Time: Sep 26, 2007 at 0737 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
ZS-SSD
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Entebbe-Masindi
MSN:
406-0027
YOM:
1988
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:

The crew was scheduled to perform a geophysical survey flight for the government of Uganda over Entebbe region. Few seconds after takeoff, the twin engine aircraft crashed and burst into flames. Both occupants were killed and the aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of an Ilyushin II-76 in Mogadishu

Date & Time: Mar 9, 2007 at 0835 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
EW-78826
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Entebbe-Mogadiscio
MSN:
1003499991
YOM:
1990
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
9
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On final approach, while flying at an altitude of 120 metres at 3 kilometres from airport, the aircraft was hit by a missile, probably fired by rebels from a boat. The projectile hit the left main gear and a fire erupted. The aircraft landed safely and all 15 occupants escaped uninjured. It took about one hour for the only fire-fighting truck available at the airport to reach the plane as it had no fuel. Eventually, the aircraft was damaged beyond repair and canibalised. One week later, some technicians of the Belarus operator returned to Mogadishu to recover pieces and material from this aircraft. On departure, another II-76 from the same operator was hit by a missile and destroyed.

Crash of a Boeing 707 in Entebbe

Date & Time: Mar 19, 2005 at 1053 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
9G-IRL
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Addis Ababa - Entebbe - Lomé
MSN:
20805
YOM:
1974
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft was performing a cargo flight from Addis Abeba to Lomé, Togo, with an intermediate fuel stop at Entebbe, Uganda, on behalf of Ethiopian Airlines. On final approach to runway 35, crew decided to make a go around due to poor visibility. On second attempt, the aircraft crashed in the lake Victoria, few metres off shore. The aircraft was destroyed but all occupants were slightly injured. Crew crossed minimum safe altitude and was approaching beyound glide path.

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

Date & Time: Jan 8, 2005 at 1300 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
9Q-CIH
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Entebbe-Kinshasa
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
The aircraft was carrying 2 vehicles, t-shirts and 10 tons of beans from Entebbe (Uganda) to Kinshasa, DRC. Five minutes after takeoff, the crew informed ATC that one of the four engines was on fire. Pilots decided to return to Entebbe but the aircraft crashed in a wooded area near the village of Bukalaza, 11 km short of runway. Nobody survived.

Crash of an Antonov AN-12 in Goma

Date & Time: May 27, 2003 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
9L-LCR
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Entebbe-Kisangani-Goma
MSN:
4 3 418 01
YOM:
1964
Location:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On landing, the aircraft did not decelerate as excepted and overran the 2'050 metres long runway. The authorities said that the runway was contaminated with solidified lava.