Date & Time: Apr 3, 2008 at 1624 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 406 Caravan
Operator:
Registration:
5H-AWK
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Mwanza-Mwanza
MSN:
406-0030
YOM:
1989
Country:
Tanzania
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Captain / Total flying hours:
2900
Captain / Total hours on type:
600
Circumstances:

The twin engine aircraft hit a hill located 3 km from Mwanza airport, shortly after takeoff. Both pilots, a British and an Australian citizen, were killed.