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Last updated: 24 October 2021
Date:Saturday 9 October 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP
Operator:El Amiron Plus Corp.
Registration: 9XR-KL
MSN: 831017
First flight: 1983
Engines: 2 Walter M-601D
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:at an unknown location (   Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Chicano, Angola
Destination airport:Kigali International Airport (KGL/HRYR), Rwanda
A fuel leak after encountering severe turbulence caused fuel exhaustion some two hours before reaching Kigali. A forced landing carried out in a bushy area.

Forced landing outside airport

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