Ground fire of a Let L-410UVP-E3 in Bukavu
Date & Time: Feb 14, 2022 at 1600 LT
Bukavu - Lulingu Tschionka
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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.