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Last updated: 21 September 2019
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 25 septiembre 1998
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-3 Islander
Operador:TanaMana Aviation
Registración: 5Y-ANV
Numéro de série: 284
Año de Construcción: 1971-06-08 (27 years 4 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 11
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Rwenzori mountains (   Uganda)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Entebbe Airport (EBB/HUEN), Uganda
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kasese Airport (KSE/HUKS), Uganda
Descripción:
Crashed in the Rwenzori mountains. Rumors say that the pilot's body showed two bullet wounds. Reports say that the passengers were on a gold buying mission to either Bunia or Kasese, carrying a large amount of cash. No money was found in the wreckage.

Fuentes:
» Daily Monitor, August 2, 2017
» Ugandan plane was on gold-buying mission (mg.co.za, 4 Oct. 1998)
» The East African


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Distance from Entebbe Airport to Kasese Airport as the crow flies is 260 km (162 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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