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Last updated: 26 July 2021
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Date:Wednesday 16 June 2021
Time:11:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP-E
Operator:Kin Avia
Registration: 9S-GRJ
MSN: 872006
First flight: 1987
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Bukavu-Kavumu Airport (   Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Bukavu-Kavumu Airport (BKY/FZMA), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Destination airport:Shabunda Airport (FZMW), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Narrative:
A Let L-410, operated by Kin Avia, crashed three minutes after takeoff from Bukavu-Kavumu Airport, D.R. Congo. All three on board were killed in the accident.
The aircraft operated on a cargo flight to Shabunda, carrying 1600 kgs of cargo.

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Sources:
» icikivu.com
» twitter.com/TransportsRDC


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Distance from Bukavu-Kavumu Airport to Shabunda Airport as the crow flies is 168 km (105 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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