Narrative:Crashed in the Rwenzori mountains. Rumors say that the pilot's body showed two bullet wounds. Reports say that the passengers were on a gold buying mission to either Bunia or Kasese, carrying a large amount of cash. No money was found in the wreckage.
|Date:||25 OCT 1998|
|Type:||Britten-Norman BN-2A-3 Islander|
|C/n / msn:|| 284|
|First flight:|| 1971-06-08 (27 years 5 months)|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 10|
|Total:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 11 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Rwenzori mountains (Uganda)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Entebbe Airport (EBB/HUEN), Uganda|
|Destination airport:||Kasese Airport (KSE/HUKS), Uganda|
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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 Entebbe Airport to Kasese Airport as the crow flies is 260 km (162 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.