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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Date:Saturday 23 August 2014
Time:ca 13:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP
Operator:Doren Air Congo
Registration: 9Q-CXB
C/n / msn: 820925
First flight: 1982
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mulume Munene (   Congo (Democratic Republic))
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Bukavu-Kavumu Airport (BKY/FZMA), Congo (Democratic Republic)
Destination airport:Kama, Congo (Democratic Republic)
A Doren Air Congo Let L-410 turboprop aircraft was reported missing during a flight between Bukavu and Kama in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The airplane departed Bukavu at 13:42 hours carrying a crew of two, two passengers and nearly 1,500 kg of goods. Last radio contact was at 13:52. The burnt wreckage was located on August 25 at Mulume Munene, 30 km south-southwest of Kavumu Airport.

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photo of Let L-410UVP D-COXC
D-COXC ended up in DR Congo in 2010 as 9Q-CXB
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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 Bukavu-Kavumu Airport to Kama as the crow flies is 230 km (144 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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