Accident
Last updated: 22 August 2014
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Samstag 28 August 2004
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle 11R
Fluggesellschaft:Transair Congo
Kennzeichen: 3D-KIK
Werknummer: 251
Baujahr: 1968
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Gisenyi Airport (GYI) (   Ruanda) show on map
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA), Kongo/Kinshasa
Flug nach:Goma Airport (GOM/FZNA), Kongo/Kinshasa
Unfallbericht:
Caravelle 3D-KIK was chartered by the Celtel company to transport telecommunications equipment to Goma. Approaching Goma, the pilot was not allowed to land and was forced to hold near Goma. Low on fuel, the captain decided to divert to neighboring Gisenyi Airport's in Rwanda. The Caravelle crashed on landing at Gisenyi Airport's 1000 metre long runway 01/19.
Uncertainty exist regarding the owner of the plane, which had been reported as Transair, Waltair and a Mr. K. Lemaire.


Informationsquelle:
» MONUC
» Tommy Maure
» SC's airliner lists
» Digital Congo


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photo of Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle 11R 3D-KIK
photo of Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle 11R F-WQCU
F-WQCU was later sold to Africa as 3D-KIK
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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 Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport to Goma Airport as the crow flies is 1554 km (971 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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