Date & Time: Jul 6, 2014 at 1630 LT
Type of aircraft:
Britten-Norman Islander
Registration:
9Q-CYA
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Positioning
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
MSN:
617
YOM:
1970
Country:
Zambia
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft was on its way to its base in the Democratic Republic of Congo with a crew of two on board. En route, crew encountered engine problems and elected to make an emergency landing by the Lusaka - Chirundu road. Eventually, the twin engine aircraft crashed in a cliff. While both occupants were injured, the aircraft was destroyed by impact forces.