Narrative:Takeoff was aborted and the Learjet swerved to the right, leaving the runway. The undercarriage was torn off in the accident and the airplane sustained substantial damage to fuselage and wings.
|Status:||Preliminary - official|
|Date:||Thursday 12 June 2008|
|Operating for:||United Nations - UN|
|Leased from:||FAI Air Service|
|C/n / msn:|| 35A-365|
|First flight:|| 1981|
|Engines:|| 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Kisangani Airport (FKI) (Congo (Democratic Republic))
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Departure airport:||Kisangani Airport (FKI/FZIA), Congo (Democratic Republic)|
|Destination airport:||Bukavu-Kamenbe Airport (BKY/FZMA), Congo (Democratic Republic)|
» BFU 2X002-08
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 Kisangani Airport to Bukavu-Kamenbe Airport as the crow flies is 511 km (319 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.