Crash of a De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter 400

Date & Time: May 11, 2022
Operator:
Registration:
TJ-TIM
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Yaoundé – Dompta – Belabo
MSN:
934
YOM:
2015
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
11
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane departed Yaoundé at 1246LT on a charter flight to Dompta and Belabo, carrying 9 employees of the Cameroon Oil Transportation Company (COTCO) and two crew members. En route, the airplane crashed in unknown circumstances near the village of Nanga Eboko. All 11 occupants were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan off Mohéli: 14 killed

Date & Time: Feb 26, 2022 at 1230 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5H-MZA
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Moroni - Mohéli
MSN:
208B-5278
YOM:
2016
Flight number:
Y61103
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
12
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
14
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane departed Moroni Airport at 1155LT on a schedule flight to Mohéli, carrying 12 passengers and two pilots. While approaching Mohéli, the crew encountered marginal weather conditions when the aircraft crashed in the sea some 2,5 km northwest of Mohéli-Bander es Eslam Airport. After 24 hours of intense research, only few debris were found floating on water (such a wheel and wing fragments). No trace of the 14 occupants was found.

Ground fire of a Let L-410UVP-E3 in Bukavu

Date & Time: Feb 14, 2022 at 1600 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
9S-GFA
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bukavu - Lulingu Tschionka
MSN:
87 19 21
YOM:
1987
Location:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane departed Bukavu-Kavumu Airport on a cargo flight to Lulingu Tschionka, carrying two pilots and a load of 1,600 kilos of various goods. Few minutes after takeoff, a fire erupted in the cargo compartment and the crew elected to return for an emergency landing. The crew landed normally and was able to stop the airplane and the runway and to evacuate safely. The aircraft was completely destroyed by fire.

Crash of a Short 360-300 in Shabunda: 5 killed

Date & Time: Dec 23, 2021
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
9S-GPS
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Goma - Shabunda
MSN:
3752
YOM:
1989
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The aircraft departed Goma on a cargo flight to Shabunda, carrying two conveyors and three crew members. On approach to Shabunda Airport, the crew encountered poor weather conditions when the arcraft crashed 15 km from the airport. All five occupants were killed.

Ground fire of a Transall C-160NG in Dolow

Date & Time: Nov 3, 2021
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
EY-360
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mogadishu - Dolow
MSN:
F233
YOM:
1985
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was completing a cargo flight from Mogadishu to Dolow. After landing, the crew stopped the aircraft on the runway and was able to evacuate the cabin before the aircraft would be partially destroyed by fire.

Crash of an Antonov AN-26 in Juba: 5 killed

Date & Time: Nov 2, 2021 at 1237 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
TR-NGT
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Juba - Maban
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The airplane departed Juba Airport Runway 13 at 1233LT on a cargo flight to Maban, carrying five crew members and a load consisting of 28 drums of diesel. Three minutes after takeoff, while climbing, the crew declared an emergency. One minute later, the entered an uncontrolled descent and crashed less than 2 km past the runway end, bursting into flames. The aircraft was destroyed and all five occupants were killed. Registration and MSN to be confirmed. It is believed that the aircraft was operated on behalf of Euro Airlines.

Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan near Kombolcha

Date & Time: Jul 27, 2021
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
ET-AMI
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Jigjiga - Dire Dawa
MSN:
208B-1260
YOM:
2007
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft departed Jigjiga Airport on a humanitarian mission to Dire Dawa, carrying two pilots and two employees of the World Food Program. En route, the crew encountered an unexpected situation and was forced to attempt an emergency landing. Upon landing, the aircraft came to rest on its nose in a near vertical position with its right wing partially torn off. All four occupants escaped with minor injuries.

Crash of a De Havilland DHC-8-106 in Bur Ache

Date & Time: Jul 21, 2021
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-GRS
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nairobi – El Wak
MSN:
355
YOM:
1993
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
37
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The airplane departed Nairobi-Wilson Airport on a charter flight to El Wak, carrying 37 passengers and 4 crew members. While descending to El Wak Airport, the pilot continued to the east and elected to land on an airfield located 18 km east of El Wak, near Bur Ache, in Somalia. After landing, the airplane veered to the left and impacted a pile of earth and rocks, causing the left main gear to collapse. All 41 occupants evaacuated safely and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver near Naivasha: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jul 12, 2021
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-BCL
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nairobi - Lodwa
MSN:
1552
YOM:
1964
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft departed Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta Airport on a flight to Lodwa, carrying two passengers and one pilot. The goal of the mission was locust invasion monitoring. En route, the aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances in the hilly Jerusalem area of Ndabibi near Naivasha. One people was killed while two other occupants were injured. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire.

Crash of a Let L-410UVP-E in Bukavu: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jun 16, 2021 at 1115 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
S9-GRJ
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Bukavu - Shabunda
MSN:
872006
YOM:
1987
Location:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft departed Bukavu-Kavumu Airport on a cargo flight to Shabunda, carrying one passenger, two pilots and a load consisting of 1,600 kg of metal sheet. Shortly after takeoff, while in initial climb, the aircraft went out of control and crashed in a prairie located near the airport. The aircraft was totally destroyed and all three occupants were killed.