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Last updated: 24 April 2018
Datum:donderdag 8 september 2005
Tijd:ca 08:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:TMK Air Commuter
Registratie: 9Q-CBO
Constructienummer: 735
Bouwjaar: 1980
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 18
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 20
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Murambi (   Kongo (Democratische Republiek))
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Goma Airport (GOM/FZNA), Kongo (Democratische Republiek)
Vliegveld van aankomst:Butembo Airport (FZBM), Kongo (Democratische Republiek)
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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