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Date:Saturday 28 December 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP-E
Operator:Air Fast Congo
Registration: 9S-GDX
MSN: 871816
First flight: 1987
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Kamina Airport (KMN) (   Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Lubumbashi International Airport (FBM/FZQA), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Destination airport:Kamina Airport (KMN/FZSA), Democratic Republic of the Congo
A Let L-410 suffered a runway excursion while landing on the wet gravel airstrip of Kamina Airport in D.R. Congo.
The aircraft swung to the right and went off the runway. The nose landing gear collapsed and the aircraft sustained damage to the nose section, left main landing gear and left hand wing tip tank.
The passengers, provincial deputies, were not injured in the accident.

Runway excursion



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Distance from Lubumbashi International Airport to Kamina Airport as the crow flies is 410 km (256 miles).

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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Global Action Plan for the Prevention of Runway Excursions (GAPPRE): recommendations and guidance material to prevent runway excursions

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