ASN Aircraft accident Shorts 360-300 9S-GPS Shabunda
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Thursday 23 December 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic SH36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts 360-300
Operator:Malu Aviation
Registration: 9S-GPS
MSN: SH.3752
First flight: 1989-02-09 (32 years 11 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67R
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:14,8 km (9.3 mls) NW of Shabunda (   Congo (Democratic Republic))
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Goma Airport (GOM/FZNA), Congo (Democratic Republic)
Destination airport:Shabunda Airport (FZMW), Congo (Democratic Republic)
A Malu Aviation Shorts 360-300 was destroyed when it crashed in a forest, some 15 km from the destination of Shabunda Airport, D.R. Congo. All five on board were killed.



photo of Shorts-360-300-N136LR
accident date: 23-12-2021
type: Shorts 360-300
registration: N136LR

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 Shabunda Airport as the crow flies is 239 km (149 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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