Crash of an Antonov AN-26 near Uvira: 6 killed
Date & Time: Dec 28, 2014 at 0300 LT
Entebbe – Bujumbura – Pointe-Noire
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The aircraft was performing a cargo flight from Entebbe to Pointe-Noire with an intermediate stop in Bujumbura, Burundi, to refuel. After takeoff, while proceeding to the west by night, the aircraft struck the slope of Mt Kafinda (3,100 metres high), about 25 km south of Uvira. The wreckage was found on hilly and wooded terrain. All six occupants were killed.