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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 a Beechcraft King Air A100 in Pointe-Noire

Date & Time: Dec 4, 2011 at 1422 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
9Q-CEM
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Moanda - Pointe-Noire
MSN:
B-105
YOM:
1972
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Following an uneventful flight from Moanda, Gabon, crew executed the approach in poor weather conditions (rain falls, winds and turbulence). On touch down, twin engine aircraft skidded and veered off runway to the left. While contacting a soft ground, landing gear collapsed while an engine was sheared off. Aircraft slid several yards and came to rest. All ten occupants were uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Windshear with microburst is suspected.

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 a Casa 212 Aviocar in Congo: 11 killed

Date & Time: Jun 19, 2010 at 1000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
TN-AFA
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Yaoundé - Yangadou
MSN:
151
YOM:
1979
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
11
Circumstances:
The aircraft left Yaoundé-Nsimalen at 0913LT for Yangadou, a small airstrip serving several iron mines. At 0951LT, crew made its last radio contact with ATC and the aircraft crashed in a wooded area located in the region of Ouésso, north of Congo. Debris were found around 1700LT on Monday 21st of June and all eleven occupants were killed, among them Ken Talbot, Australian investors in iron mine. Flight was conducted for the Cameroon company Cam Iron, a subcontractor of the Australian Sundance Resources Group.

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-12 in Pointe-Noire

Date & Time: Nov 10, 2008 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
UR-PLV
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
4 3 423 08
YOM:
1964
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

After take off from Pointe-Noire, while flying 80 km away, the crew elected to return to Pointe-Noire when a fire broke out in the cargo bay. The aircraft landed safely but the fire burnt through the fuselage. All occupants escaped uninjured.

Crash of a Boeing 727-200 in Pointe-Noire

Date & Time: Jan 25, 2008 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
9L-LEF
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Pointe-Noire-Pointe-Noire
MSN:
21482/1341
YOM:
1978
Country:
Region:
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0

Crash of a Let 410 in Congo

Date & Time: Jun 26, 2007 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
9Q-CTM
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
MSN:
88 20 31
YOM:
1988
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

In unknown circumstances, the twin engine aircraft crashed landed 100 km from Brazzaville. It seems that the crew was lost after the failure of their GPS system.

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.