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Last updated: 21 November 2019
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 17 Mai 2007
Zeit:ca 11:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP
Fluggesellschaft:SAFE Air Company
Kennzeichen: TN-AHE
Werknummer: 851335
Baujahr: 1985
Triebwerk: 2 Walter M-601D
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Walikale (   Kongo/Kinshasa)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Walikale Airstrip, Kongo/Kinshasa
Flug nach:Goma Airport (GOM/FZNA), Kongo/Kinshasa
Unfallbericht:
The Let 410 was used to transport minerals from Walikale to Goma. All flight to Walikale use a 700 m long road located near Kilambo as an airstrip. Preliminary reports indicated that an engine caught fire three minutes after takeoff. The airplane tried to return to the airstrip, but crashed in a forest.

Informationsquelle:
» Trois morts dans l'accident d'un avion petit porteur dans l'est de la RDC (AFP, 17-5-2007)
» Walikale : crash d’un avion, 3 morts (Radio Okapi, 17-5-2007)
» Final report of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, pursuant to Security Council resolution 1698 (2006), report nr. S/2007/423


Fotos

photo of Let-L-410UVP-CCCP-67106
accident date: 17-05-2007
type: Let L-410UVP
registration: CCCP-67106
 

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 Walikale Airstrip to Goma Airport as the crow flies is 136 km (85 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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