ASN Aircraft accident Let L-410UVP-E20 9S-GPK Kasese
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Thursday 3 November 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP-E20
Operator:Goma Express
Registration: 9S-GPK
MSN: 861702
First flight: 1986
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:c 115 km ESE of Kasese (   Congo (Democratic Republic))
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Kasese Airport (FZOS), Congo (Democratic Republic)
Destination airport:Bukavu-Kavumu Airport (BKY/FZMA), Congo (Democratic Republic)
A Goma Express Let L-410UVP-E20 was reported missing while operating on a cargo flight from Kasese to Bukavu and Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The wreckage as discovered in a forest on November 5 and rescue workers reached the crash site on November 6. There were no survivors.

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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 Kasese Airport to Bukavu-Kavumu Airport as the crow flies is 208 km (130 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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Let L-410

  • 1138+ built
  • 137th loss
  • 69th fatal accident
  • 45th worst accident
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