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Last updated: 12 July 2020
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Montag 5 September 2005
Zeit:07:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-26B
Betrieben durch:Galaxy Incorporation
Gemietet von :Aerocom
Kennzeichen: ER-AZT
Werknummer: 9005
Baujahr: 1979
Triebwerk: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,5 km (0.9 Meilen) von Isiro-Matari (IRP) (   Kongo/Kinshasa)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Beni Airport (BNC/FZNP), Kongo/Kinshasa
Flug nach:Isiro-Matari Airport (IRP/FZJH), Kongo/Kinshasa
Unfallbericht:
The Antonov struck a tree, crashed and caught fire while coming in to land at Isiro. The aircraft was reportedly approaching runway 31 in fog as the accident happened. News reports state that the plane belonged to the private company Galaxy which was reportedly doing business as Kavatshi or Kavatsi Airlines.
The airplane in question had been leased from Aerocom in November 2003. In September 2004 the certificate of airworthiness of the plane expired, but continued operations in Congo.

Informationsquelle:
» AFP
» Avia.ru
» Radio Okapi


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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 Beni Airport to Isiro-Matari Airport as the crow flies is 325 km (203 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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