Crash of an Antonov AN-12 in Mbuji-Mayi

Date & Time: Jan 24, 2006 at 1150 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
9Q-CER
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Goma-Mbuji-Mayi
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft was performing a cargo flight from Goma to Mbuji-Mayi with a crew of 4 and fuel barrel on board. The aircraft landed hard, causing both wings to break down. The aircraft lost partially its undercarriage and skidded 500 metres before coming to rest on the left side of runway. A fire erupted in the back of the airplane which was damaged beyond economical repair.

Crash of a Canadair CL-44 in Mbuji-Mayi

Date & Time: Feb 17, 2002 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
9Q-CTS
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mbuji-Mayi-Kinshasa
MSN:
25
YOM:
1961
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
20
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

The aircraft stalled after takeoff due to number one engine failure. The crew made an emergency landing in an open field. All occupants escaped with minor injuries while the aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of a Curtiss C-46A-50-CU Commando in Mbuji-Mayi

Date & Time: Jul 15, 1970
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
9T-PLK
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
30483
YOM:
1944
Region:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed upon landing for undetermined reason. There were no casualties.