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Brazzaville City District

Crash of an Ilyushin II-76T in Brazzaville: 32 killed

Date & Time: Nov 30, 2012 at 1730 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
EK-76300
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Pointe-Noire - Brazzaville
MSN:
083410300
YOM:
1978
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
32
Circumstances:
Aircraft was performing a cargo flight from Pointe-Noire to Brazzaville with one passenger and a crew of six on board plus cargo consisting of cars. On final approach to runway 05L in poor weather conditions, aircraft hit houses roofs and tree tops and eventually crashed in the district of La Poudrière, less than one km from runway threshold. All occupants were killed and at least 25 people on the ground as well. Fourteen other people were injured. Several houses were destroyed. At the time of the accident, weather conditions were poor with thunderstorm activity and rain. MAK stated in February 2013 that they received the FDR from the Congolese authorities but the recorders show mechanical damage as a result of the impact forces.

Crash of an Antonov AN-12 in Brazzaville: 6 killed

Date & Time: Aug 26, 2009 at 0500 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
TN-AIA
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Pointe Noire-Brazzaville
MSN:
6 3 446 07
YOM:
1966
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:

On approach to Brazzaville, the aircraft crashed in a cemetary located 11 km short of runway. Inbound from Pointe Noire, the aircraft was carrying foods, a minibus and three cars. All six occupants were killed

Crash of a Let L-410UVP-E3 near Brazzaville

Date & Time: Jun 26, 2007
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
9Q-CTM
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
88 20 31
YOM:
1988
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route, the crew encountered GPS problems and lost his orientation. An emergency landing was attempted when the aircraft crashed about 100 km from Brazzaville. There were no casualties.

Crash of an Antonov AN-26B near Boulankio: 13 killed

Date & Time: Sep 9, 2005 at 1545 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
9Q-CFD
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Boende – Kinshasa
MSN:
129 01
YOM:
1983
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
13
Circumstances:
The crew started the descent to Kinshasa when the aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances in the region of Boulankio, about 50 km north of Brazzaville. All 13 occupants were killed.

Crash of a Fokker F27 Friendship 600 in Brazzaville: 3 killed

Date & Time: Apr 14, 1997
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
D2-TFP
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Brazzaville - Luanda
MSN:
10424
YOM:
1969
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
Just after liftoff from runway 06, while in initial climb, the aircraft stalled and sank back on the runway. It skidded for few dozen metres, overran and came to rest 300 metres further, bursting into flames. Three crew members were killed while four others were seriously injured.
Probable cause:
It is believed that the cargo was not properly stored in the in the cargo compartment and that the CofG was aft the limit. The assumption that the cargo shifted at rotation was not ruled out.

Crash of a Douglas DC-4 Swingtail near Brazzaville: 5 killed

Date & Time: Aug 23, 1988
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
9Q-CBG
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
10452
YOM:
1944
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
While approaching Brazzaville Airport, the four engine airplane crashed in unknown circumstances on the M'Bamou Island, about 15 km northeast of the airport. All five occupants were killed.