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Last updated: 12 November 2019
Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 24 January 2006
Time:ca 11:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12A
Operator:Aerolift
Registration: 9Q-CER
C/n / msn: 2340805
First flight: 1962
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mbuji-Mayi Airport (MJM) (   Congo (Democratic Republic))
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Goma Airport (GOM/FZNA), Congo (Democratic Republic)
Destination airport:Mbuji-Mayi Airport (MJM/FZWA), Congo (Democratic Republic)
Narrative:
The aircraft landed hard, causing both wings to break. The aircraft came to rest on the left hand side of the runway with both wings hanging down. A small fire erupted in the back of the plane. The Antonov was reportedly carrying fuel.
Mbuji Mayi has a single asphalt runway (17/35), 1999 m (6558 feet) long.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Radio Okapi


Photos

photo of Antonov-An-12-RA-11324
accident date: 24-01-2006
type: Antonov An-12
registration: RA-11324
 

Map
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 Mbuji-Mayi Airport as the crow flies is 796 km (498 miles).

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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