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Last updated: 10 April 2020
Datum:Sonntag 10 September 2017
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-26B
Fluggesellschaft:Serve Air
Kennzeichen: 9S-AFL
Werknummer: 14003
Baujahr: 1985
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Unfallort:Goma Airport (GOM) (   Kongo/Kinshasa)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Goma Airport (GOM/FZNA), Kongo/Kinshasa
Flug nach:Kisangani Airport (FKI/FZIA), Kongo/Kinshasa
The Antonov An-26B transport plane sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident at Goma Airport, D.R. Congo.
After departure from Goma, the aircraft suffered a loss of engine power. The flight crew elected to turn back to the airport.
Reportedly the airplane touched down half way down runway 35 and failed to come to a stop on the runway. It overran onto an area of lava. The right hand main gear collapsed.



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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 Goma Airport to Kisangani Airport as the crow flies is 513 km (320 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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