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Last updated: 28 July 2021
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 20 diciembre 2018
Hora:c. 10:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26B
Operador:Gomair
Registración: 9S-AGB
Numéro de série: 13402
Año de Construcción: 1984
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 37 km from Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) (   República Democrática del Congo)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tshikapa Airport (TSH/FZUK), República Democrática del Congo
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA), República Democrática del Congo
Descripción:
An Antonov An-26B transport plane, operated by Gomair, crashed while descending towards the destination of Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport, D.R. Congo and in preparation for an approach to runway 06.
The aircraft was returning from Tshikapa where it had delivered election materials for the national electoral commission (CENI).
On December 21, CENI confirmed that the aircraft had crashed and that all seven occupants and died.

Fuentes:
» actualite.cd
» Reuters
» @News_aero
» RDC : Crash d’un Antonov 26 aux portes de Kinshasa (afrique.lalibre.be, 21 Dec 2018)


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Distance from Tshikapa Airport to Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport as the crow flies is 632 km (395 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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