Accident description
Last updated: 17 April 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 17 March 2002
Time:18:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP-E
Operator:Djibouti Airlines
Registration: J2-KBC
C/n / msn: 912537
First flight: 1991
Engines: 2 Walter M-601E
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Djibouti-Ambouli Airport (JIB) (   Djibouti) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Mogadishu International Airport (MGQ/HCMM), Somalia
Destination airport:Djibouti-Ambouli Airport (JIB/HDAM), Djibouti
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea while on approach to Djibouti Airport's runway 27. The Let crashed into the sea while completing a left hand turn for runway 27.
Both pilots were from the Ukraine; both cabin crew members from Djibouti.


Sources:
» Agence Djiboutienne d'Information
» ICAO Adrep


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J2-KBC was later sold to Djibouti Airlines
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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 Mogadishu International Airport to Djibouti-Ambouli Airport as the crow flies is 1081 km (676 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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