2014-08-23 Doren Air Congo Let 410 found crashed in eastern Congo
The aircraft took off from Bukavu-Kavuma Airport at 13:42 local to begin a mixed passenger/cargo flight with 4 people and 1500 kg freight on board to Kama in Maniema Province, a distance of 331 km.
The last sign of life was received about 10 minutes after take-off when the pilot issued arouteine radio message to Bukavu tower.
On Monday, Aug.25, the burned aircraft wreckage was located in Kahuzi Biega Park, east of Kalika town in Mulume Munenem about 18 Km west of the departure airport.
There were no signs of any survivors.
Date: 2014-08-23 Time: 13:55
Location: Mulume Munene, Kahuzi Biega Park
Country: DR Congo
Flight phase: en-route
Damage to a/c: hull loss
From: FZMA/BKY: Bukavu Kavuma To: FZOA/KND: Kindu
Operator: Doren Air Congo
Type: Let 410 Turbolet
Age a/c: 31,7 years
Constr. No.: 820925
Occupants & Casualties
JACDEC 20-year Statistics :
- 1st safety occurence for the operator
- 91st safety occurence of type
- 120th safety occurence in country
- 1st safety occurence for aircraft in question
Image & Information Sources
© A. Lasarev | planes.cz (not the accident aircraft)
AP = Airport / AL = Airlines / Avn = Aviation / AW = Airways / C/N: Construction Number / DSP = Domestic Scheduled Passenger / DNP = Domestic Non-Scheduled Passenger / DSC = Domestic Scheduled Cargo / DNC= Domestic Non-Scheduled Cargo / GND = On the ground / parked, stored / FMN= Flying Mission, Air Work / FRY = Ferry-, Positioning Flight / IMC = Intrument Meteorological (flying) Conditions / ISP = International Scheduled Passenger / ISC=International Scheduled Cargo / INP = International Non-Scheduled Passenger / INC =International Non-Scheduled Cargo/ OPS = Flight Operation(s) / NRV = Non-revenue, Private Flight / TRN =Training Flight / TST = Test & Certification Flight / VMC = Visual Meteorological (flying) Conditions