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Crash of an Antonov AN-2 in Arua

Date & Time: Dec 12, 2011 at 1400 LT
Type of aircraft:
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Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Arua - Nzara
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Crew on board:
3
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Pax on board:
4
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Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Aircraft was leased by the Uganda Police Defence Force Air Wing to carry a group of four Police Officer to Nzara, in South Sudan. Shortly after take off from Arua Airport, aircraft encountered difficulties to gain altitude, hit a tree and crashed in flames in an open field located near the village of Mingoro, near the airport. All seven occupants were evacuated and treated for their injuries while the aircraft was destroyed by fire. Engine failure suspected.

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
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Crew on board:
4
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Pax on board:
7
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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
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Crew on board:
2
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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 a Cessna 208 Caravan in Uganda: 3 killed

Date & Time: Apr 28, 2006 at 0647 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
ZS-ADL
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Survivors:
No
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Schedule:
Goma-Bunia
MSN:
208-0381
YOM:
1994
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Crew on board:
2
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Pax on board:
1
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Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:

The aircraft was performing a special cargo flight from Goma to Bunia on behalf of the United Nations World Food Programme. During flight, the single engine aircraft hit the east side of Margarita's Peak, in Uganda. Search and Rescue teams found the debris and the dead bodies few days later.

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
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Crew on board:
5
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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
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Crew on board:
6
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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 a Douglas DC-10 in Entebbe

Date & Time: Apr 30, 2000 at 0548 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N800WR
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Londres-Entebbe
MSN:
46955/228
YOM:
1976
Flight number:
DAZ405
Location:
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Crew on board:
7
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Total fatalities:
0
Aircraft flight hours:
69000
Aircraft flight cycles:
20900

Crash of a Britten-Norman BN-2A-2 Islander in Kaabong

Date & Time: Mar 9, 1990
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5X-BEE
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
143
YOM:
1970
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Region:
Crew on board:
0
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Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed upon landing for unknown reasons. There were no casualties.

Crash of a Cessna 402 in Moyo

Date & Time: Sep 20, 1983
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
5X-LCP
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Crew on board:
0
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Pax on board:
0
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Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances while taking off from a soggy airfield at Mayo. Occupant fate unknown.