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Last updated: 16 January 2022
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Montag 1 September 2008
Zeit:ca 16:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 1900C-1
Betrieben durch:Air Serv International
Gemietet von :CemAir
Kennzeichen: ZS-OLD
Werknummer: UC-137
Baujahr: 1990
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 15
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 17
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:15 km (9.4 Meilen) NW of Bukavu-Kavumu Airport (BKY) (   Kongo/Kinshasa)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kisangani-Bangoka International Airport (FKI/FZIC), Kongo/Kinshasa
Flug nach:Bukavu-Kavumu Airport (BKY/FZMA), Kongo/Kinshasa
Unfallbericht:
A Beech 1900 operating on behalf of Air Serv International departed Kinshasa on a humanitarian flight to Goma (GOM). En route stops were made in Mbandaka (MDK) and Kisangani (FKI). The last stop before Goma would be Bukavu (BKY), a one hour flight from Kisangani. The airplane approached Bukavu in severe weather. It flew into a steep ridge, some 15 km northwest of Bukavu. The crash site is at about 10,000 ft above sea level and is a steep slope of mount Kahuzi. The area is thick jungle.

Informationsquelle:
» Humanitarian aircraft goes missing in Congo-U.N. (Reuters, 1-9-2008)
» Air Serv International press release 2 SEP 2008


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photo of Beechcraft-1900C-1-ZS-OLD
accident date: 01-09-2008
type: Beechcraft 1900C-1
registration: ZS-OLD
 

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 Kisangani-Bangoka International Airport to Bukavu-Kavumu 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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