Date & Time: Aug 26, 2007 at 1600 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-32
Registration:
9Q-CAC
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Kongolo-Goma
MSN:
14-07
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
12
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
14
Circumstances:
The aircraft was performing a cargo flight to Goma with 9 tons of cassiterite on board. Ten minutes after takeoff, the crew informed ATC about engine problem and decided to return to Kongolo. While descending, the aircraft stalled and crashed in a wooded area located 3 km short of runway. Among the 15 occupants, the sole survivor was a young boy aged two.