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Last updated: 24 September 2017
Fecha:viernes 31 agosto 2007
Hora:ca 13:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 310
Operado por:Air Serv International
Registración: ZS-NJK
Numéro de série: 598
Año de Construcción: 1978
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:30 km (18.8 milles) E of Punia Airport (PUN) (   República Democrática del Congo)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Punia Airport (PUN/FZOP), República Democrática del Congo
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Goma Airport (GOM/FZNA), República Democrática del Congo
The Twin Otter was being ferried back from Punia (PUN) to Goma (GOM) in VMC. It was involved in an accident some 8-10 minutes after departure. The airplane crash-landed in the Oku River between Punia and Tchamaka. The airplane came to rest inverted in the water and was badly damaged.

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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 Punia Airport to Goma Airport as the crow flies is 323 km (202 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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