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Crash of a Harbin Yunsunji Y-12E in Mukinge

Date & Time: Jan 26, 2021 at 0850 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
AF-222
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Lusaka - Mukinge
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Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft departed Lusaka Airport on a flight to Mukinge, carrying five crew members and a load of five diesel drums. After touchdown at Mukinge Airfield, the aircraft was unable to stop within the remaining distance. It overran, collided with obstacles and came to rest with its nose and cockpit severely damaged. Both pilots were injured and three other crew members escaped uninjured.

Crash of a Harbin Yunsunji Y-12 II in Voi: 4 killed

Date & Time: Jan 12, 2021
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Nairobi - Voi
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
On approach to Voi Airport, the twin engine aircraft struck the slope of Mt Irima located about 9 km north from runway 18 threshold. All four occupants were killed. Registration unconfirmed.

Crash of a Harbin Yunsunji Y-12-II in Dhobley

Date & Time: Aug 4, 2020
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
KAF128
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dhobley - Nairobi
MSN:
0097
YOM:
1997
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft was returning to Nairobi-Eastleigh (Moi Air Base) after various supplies were delivered at Dhobley Airport on behalf of the Amisom, the African Union Mission in Somalia. Upon takeoff from Dhobley Airstrip, the aircraft crashed in unclear circumstances. All 10 occupants were injured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Harbin Yunsunji Y-12-II in Haputale: 4 killed

Date & Time: Jan 3, 2020
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
SCL-857
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Wirawila - Colombo
MSN:
0021
YOM:
1990
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances in Haputale while completing a survey flight from Wirawila to Colombo-Ratmalana Airport. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire and all four crew members were killed.

Crash of a Harbin Yunsunji Y-12-II in El Wak: 1 killed

Date & Time: May 12, 2014
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
KAF124
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mandera – El Wak – Garissa – Nairobi
MSN:
0095
YOM:
1997
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
10
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from El Wak, bound for Garissa, aircraft crashed for unknown reason. The copilot was killed while all 11 other occupants were injured. Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Harbin Yunsunji Y12-II in Shenyang

Date & Time: May 16, 2013 at 1000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
B-3801
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Shenyang - Shenyang
MSN:
0006
YOM:
1986
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On final approach to Shenyang-Taoxian Airport, aircraft crashed in flames on a road short of runway. All three occupants escaped the cabin but were injured, one of them seriously. Aircraft was destroyed by post impact fire. Crew just completed a meteorological mission over the Shenyang region.

Crash of a Harbin Yunsunji Y-12-II in Nouakchott: 7 killed

Date & Time: Jul 12, 2012 at 0745 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5T-MAE
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Nouakchott - Tasiast
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:
Aircraft was engaged in a special flight to the Tasiast airstrip deserving the Gold Mine of Tasiast on behalf of the Kinross Gold Corporation. Shortly after take off from Nouakchott, during the initial climb, aircraft stalled and crashed in flames in a desert area near the airport. All seven occupants were killed and aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and post impact fire. Both pilots were Mauritanian Customs Officers while among the passengers were three Security Officers of the Kinross Gold Corporation who were responsible to carry a cargo of gold back to Nouakchott.

Crash of a Harbin Yunsunji Y-12 in Mukinge

Date & Time: Oct 16, 2010 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
AF-215
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
0088
YOM:
1996
Country:
Region:
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After touch down, aircraft veered off runway and came to rest in flames against trees. Nobody was hurt but aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Occupants were performing a flight on behalf of the Zambian Government, preparing the next official visit of the President of the Republic of Zambia in Mukinge.

Crash of a Harbin Yunsunji Y-12 in Chifeng: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jun 15, 2008 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
B-3841
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:

The twin engine aircraft hit a mountain slope near Chifeng during an aluminium prospecting flight.

Crash of a Harbin Yunsunji Y-12 in Marsabit: 14 killed

Date & Time: Apr 10, 2006 at 1000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
KAF132
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Nairobi-Marsabit
MSN:
0098
YOM:
2000
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
15
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
14
Aircraft flight hours:
1032
Circumstances:
While on approach in poor weather conditions (heavy rain), the twin engine aircraft struck a mountain few km short of runway.