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Last updated: 20 November 2017
Datum:Donnerstag 8 September 2005
Zeit:ca 08:15
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Fluggesellschaft:TMK Air Commuter
Kennzeichen: 9Q-CBO
Werknummer: 735
Baujahr: 1980
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 18
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 20
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Murambi (   Kongo/Kinshasa)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Goma Airport (GOM/FZNA), Kongo/Kinshasa
Flug nach:Butembo Airport (FZBM), Kongo/Kinshasa
The Twin Otter departed Goma at 08:13 for a domestic flight to Butembo. About two minutes after departure an engine powerloss occurred. The pilot decided to try and make an emergency landing at Gisenyi Airport, just over the border with Rwanda. The airplane did not make it to the airport and a forced landing was carried out in a banana field. Some three occupants sustained injuries. The Twin Otter sustained serious damage to the fuselage. A.o. the right wing broke off on impact.

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