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Last updated: 13 December 2018
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Date:28-JAN-1998
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ALO3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud Aviation SE 3160 Alouette III
Owner/operator:Burundi National Army
Registration: 9U-...
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gihinga Mountains -   Burundi
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Mwaro
Destination airport:Bujumbura
Narrative:
Crashed in thunderstorm; type not confirmed, but possible.
Burundi's Defense Minister Colonel Firmin Sinzoyiheba died in the crash.

Sources:

Flight International 22-28 September 1999, p46
https://reliefweb.int/report/burundi/burundi-defense-minister-dies-air-crash


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Mar-2013 18:14 TB Added
22-Nov-2013 08:33 gerard57 Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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