Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 25 October 1998
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-3 Islander
Operator:TanaMana Aviation
Registration: 5Y-ANV
C/n / msn: 284
First flight: 1971-06-08 (27 years 5 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Rwenzori mountains (   Uganda) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Entebbe Airport (EBB/HUEN), Uganda
Destination airport:Kasese Airport (KSE/HUKS), Uganda
Narrative:
Crashed in the Rwenzori mountains. Rumors say that the pilot's body showed two bullet wounds. Reports say that the passengers were on a gold buying mission to either Bunia or Kasese, carrying a large amount of cash. No money was found in the wreckage.

Sources:
» The East African
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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Distance from Entebbe Airport to Kasese Airport as the crow flies is 260 km (162 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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