Narrative:A Let L-410 cargo plane, operated by Doren Air Congo, suffered a runway excursion accident after landing at Shabunda Airport, D.R. Congo.
|Date:||Monday 2 January 2017|
|Operator:||Doren Air Congo|
|C/n / msn:|| 851336|
|First flight:|| 1985|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Shabunda Airport ( Congo (Democratic Republic))
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Departure airport:||Bukavu-Kavumu Airport (BKY/FZMA), Congo (Democratic Republic)|
|Destination airport:||Shabunda Airport (FZMW), Congo (Democratic Republic)|
Local media reported that the aircraft suffered a tire failure. The aircraft carried 1300 kgs of cargo.
Video, social media
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 Bukavu-Kavumu Airport to Shabunda Airport as the crow flies is 168 km (105 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.