Accident description
Last updated: 23 April 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 7 July 2006
Time:ca 15:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 12B
Operator:Mango Airlines
Registration: 9Q-CVT
C/n / msn: 3341506
First flight: 1963
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:10 km (6.3 mls) NW of Sake (   Congo (Democratic Republic)) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Goma Airport (GOM/FZNA), Congo (Democratic Republic)
Destination airport:Kisangani Airport (FKI/FZIA), Congo (Democratic Republic)
Narrative:
The Antonov departed Goma (GOM) on a cargo flight to Kisangani (FKI). En route the airplane suffered problems with one engine. The pilot decided to return to Goma. The airplane crashed into a hill, broke up and caught fire.

Sources:
» Crash d’avion à Masisi: six morts (Radio Okapi, 8-7-2006)


Photos

photo of Antonov 12B RA-11338
RA-11338 was sold to Angola as D2-FRC in May 2000. It became 9U-BHN and later 9Q-CVT
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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 Goma Airport to Kisangani Airport as the crow flies is 513 km (320 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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