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Last updated: 21 October 2021
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 7 July 2006
Time:ca 15:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12B
Operator:Mango Airlines
Registration: 9Q-CVT
MSN: 3341506
First flight: 1963
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:10 km (6.3 mls) NW of Sake (   Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Goma Airport (GOM/FZNA), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Destination airport:Kisangani-Bangoka International Airport (FKI/FZIC), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Narrative:
The Antonov departed Goma (GOM) on a cargo flight to Kisangani (FKI). En route the airplane suffered problems with one engine. The pilot decided to return to Goma. The airplane crashed into a hill, broke up and caught fire.

Sources:
» Crash d’avion à Masisi: six morts (Radio Okapi, 8-7-2006)


Photos

photo of Antonov-An-12B-RA-11338
accident date: 07-07-2006
type: Antonov An-12B
registration: RA-11338
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Goma Airport to Kisangani-Bangoka International Airport as the crow flies is 493 km (308 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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