Accident description
Last updated: 1 September 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Wednesday 19 April 2000
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operating for:Kivu Air Services
Leased from:Gallovents Ten
Registration: ZS-ONT
C/n / msn: 208B-0220
First flight: 1990
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Bukavu (   Congo (Democratic Republic)) show on map
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Cessna crashed in the Kahuzi-Biega National Park near Bukavu. Some reports say the pilot and three passengers died and that the airplane was flying for Kivu Air.

Sources:
» Central and Eastern Africa IRIN-CEA Weekly Round-up 16 (15 - 21 April 2000)
» Scramble 255


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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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