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Fatal crashes in Congo and airlines blacklist

This information page lists the most recent fatal airline accidents in the subregion. Accidents with no fatalities are not listed. You will also find below an updated list of airlines subject to flight restrictions in certain countries.

Crashes in Congo
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2019
24 Nov
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Goma
Busy Bee Congo
Dornier 228-201 (9S-GNH)
 19
 19 /  7
2010
25 Aug
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Bandundu
Filair
Let 410UVP-E (9Q-CCN)
 20
 19 /  0
2009
26 May
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Isiro
Service Air
Antonov An-26 (9Q-CSA)
 4
 4 /  0
2009
29 Apr
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Massamba
Bako Air
Boeing B-737-200 (TL-ADM )
 7
 7 /  0
2007
4 Oct
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kinshasa
Africa One Congo
Antonov AN-26 (9Q-COS)
 22
 21 /  30
2007
24 Sep
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Malemba Nkulu
Karibu Airways
Let 410 (9Q-CVL)
 6
 1 /  0
2007
7 Sep
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Goma
Galaxy Kavatsi Airlines
Antonov AN-12BP (4L-SAS)
 8
 8 /  0
2007
26 Aug
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kongolo
Great Lakes Business Complany
Antonov AN-32 (9Q-CAC)
 15
 14 /  0
2006
3 Aug
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Bukavu
Tracep
Antonov AN-28 (9Q-COM)
 17
 17 /  0
2006
7 Jul
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Sake
Mango Airlines
Antonov AN-12B (9Q-CVT)
 5
 5 /  0
2005
4 Oct
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Aru
Wimbi Dira Airways
Antonov 12V (9Q-CWC)
 100
 2 /  0
2005
5 Sep
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Isiro
Kavatshi Airlines
Antonov 26B (ER-AZT)
 11
 11 /  0
2005
5 May
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Kisangani
Kisangani Airlift
Antonov AN-26 (EK-26060)
 11
 10 /  0
2004
18 Aug
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Goma
Transworld Safaris
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (5Y-TWH)
 3
 3 /  0
2001
14 Dec
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Geti
Eagle Air
Let 410A (5X-CNF)
 6
 6 /  0
2001
23 Aug
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Mugogo
Victoria Airlines
Antonov 28 (3C-LLA)
 11
 4 /  0
2000
7 Nov
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Luabo
Malu Aviation
Antonov 32B (ER-AFA)
 11
 2 /  0
2000
19 Apr
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Bukavu
Kivu Air Services
Cessna 208B Caravan I (ZS-ONT)
 2
 2 /  0
1999
8 Feb
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kinshasa
Air Karibu
Lockheed L-188A Electra (9Q-CDI)
 7
 7 /  0
1997
12 Sep
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Uvira
TMK Air Commuter
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (9Q-CBO)
 22
 22 /  0
1997
14 Apr
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Brazzaville
TAAG Angola Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600 (D2-TFP)
 7
 3 /  0
1996
6 Jun
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kinshasa
Hoseba
Ilyushin 76MD (UR-76539)
 10
 10 /  0
1996
8 Jan
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kinshasa
African Air
Antonov AN-32B (RA-26222)
 6
 2 /  225
1994
17 Jul
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Boma
Sankuru Air Service
Yakovlev 40D (RA-87256)
 9
 5 /  0
1994
18 Jan
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kinshasa
Scibe Airlift Cargo Zaire
Learjet 24D (9Q-CBC)
 2
 2 /  0
1993
27 Jan
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kinshasa
Trans Service Airlift
Nord 262A-44 (9Q-CJK)
 21
 3 /  0
1990
20 Apr
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Kinshasa
Military - Zairean Air Force
Lockheed C-130H (9T-TCG)
 24
 20 /  0
1986
5 Feb
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kasongo
GLM Aviation
Lockheed L-188AF Electra (9Q-CWT)
 14
 2 /  0
1984
11 Sep
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near the Kwango River
MMM Aero Services
Handley Page Dart Herald 202 (9Q-CAH)
 30
 30 /  0
1980
17 Sep
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Kindu
Military - Zairean Air Force
de Havilland DHC-5 Buffalo (9T-CBA)
 36
 36 /  0
1980
14 Sep
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kindu
Military - Force Aérienne Zaïroise
Lockheed Hercules C-130 (9T-TCE)
 36
 36 /  0
1974
18 Aug
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Kisangani
Military - Zairean Air Force
Lockheed C-130H (9T-TCD)
 31
 31 /  0
1969
16 Apr
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kinshasa
Wigmo
Curtiss C-46 (?)
 45
 45 /  0
1964
29 Nov
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Leopoldville
Air Congo (BIAS)?
Douglas DC-4 (OO-DEP)
 14
 6 /  0
1960
19 Jul
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Goma
Military - Royal Belgian Air Force
Fairchild C-119G (CP-36)
 41
 37 /  0
1960
22 Apr
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Bunia
Sobelair SA (Belgium)
Douglas C-54B (OO-SBL)
 35
 35 /  0
1952
4 Feb
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kikwit
Sabena
Douglas DC-3 (OO-CBN)
 15
 15 /  0
1949
27 Aug
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Leopoldville
Sabena
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (OO-CBK)
 20
 5 /  0
1948
31 Aug
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Elizabethville
Sabena
Douglas DC-3 (Douglas C-47A-10-DK) (OO-CBL)
 13
 13 /  0
1948
13 May
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Magazini
Sabena
Douglas DC-4-1009 (OO-CBE)
 32
 31 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2017
15 Nov
Tanzania
Empakaai
Costal Aviation
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (5H-EGG)
 11
 11 /  0
2017
12 Oct
Angola
Near Cuílo
Guicango
Embraer EMB-120ER (D2-FDO)
 7
 7 /  0
2017
30 Sep
Congo
Near Kinshasa
Air Force of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Antonov An-12B (EX-001)
 8
 8 /  0
2015
24 Dec
Congo
Mbuji
Services Air
Airbus A-310-304F (9Q-CVH)
 4
 0 /  8
2015
4 Nov
South Sudan
Juba
Allied Services Limited 
Antonov 12BK (EY-406 )
 43
 41 /  0
2014
28 Dec
Congo
Near Uvira
Air Sirin
Antonov An-26 (4L-AFS)
 6
 6 /  0
2014
31 Aug
United Republic of Tanzania
Mwanza
Safari Express Cargo
Fokker F-27 MK 500 (5Y-SXP)
 3
 3 /  0
2012
30 Nov
Congo
Near Brazzaville
Aero Service
Ilysushin Il-76T (EK-76300)
 7
 7 /  25
2012
30 Jan
Congo
Namoya
TRACEP Congo Aviation
Antonov AN-28 (9Q-CUN)
 5
 3 /  0
2011
14 Sep
Angola
Huambo
Military - FANA Forca Aerea Nacional Angolana
Embraer 120ER Brasilia (T-500)
 36
 30 /  0
2011
8 Jul
Congo
Kisangani
Hewa Bora Airways
Boeing B-727-100 (9Q-COP)
 115
 77 /  0
2011
4 Apr
Congo
Kinshasa
United Nations
Canadair CL-600 CRJ-100ER (4L-GAE )
 33
 32 /  0
2011
21 Mar
Congo
Pointe-Noire
Trans Air Cargo
Antonov 12BP (TN-AGK)
 9
 9 /  14
2010
21 Oct
Congo
Near Bugulumisa
Tracep
Let 410UVP (9Q-CUA)
 2
 2 /  0
2010
19 Jun
Cameroon
Yangadou
Aero Service
CASA 212 Aviocar (TN-AFA )
 11
 11 /  0
2009
12 Nov
Rwanda
Kigali
Rwandair
Canadair CRJ-100ER (5Y-JLD)
 15
 1 /  0
2009
26 Aug
Congo
Nganga Lingolo
Aero Fret Business
Antonov An-12BK (TN-AIA)
 7
 7 /  0
2009
9 Mar
Uganda
Lake Victoria
Aerolift
Ilyushin Il-76T (S9-SAB)
 11
 11 /  0
2008
8 Nov
United Republic of Tanzania
Between Kibo & Mawenzi Peaks of Mt. Kilimanjaroi
East African Air Charters
Cessna 206 (5Y-AOO)
 5
 4 /  0
2008
1 Sep
Congo
Near Bukavu
Air Serv Internatiional/CemAir
Beechcraft 1900C-1 (ZS-OLD)
 17
 17 /  0
2008
15 Apr
Congo
Goma
Hewa Bora Airways
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-51 (9Q-CHN)
 85
 0 /  47
2008
19 Jan
Angola
Near Huambo
Gira Globo Charter
Beechcraft King Air B200 (D2-FFK)
 13
 13 /  0
2007
21 Jun
Congo
Near Kamina
Karibu Airways
Let 410UVP (9Q-CEU)
 25
 1 /  0
2007
17 May
Congo
Walikale Airstrip
Safe Air Complany
Let 410UVP (TN-AHE)
 3
 3 /  0
2007
5 May
Cameroon
Near Dizangue
Kenya Airways
Boeing B-737-8AL (5Y-KYA)
 114
 114 /  0
2007
5 Jan
United Republic of Tanzania
Matabwe
DJB Air Charter
Piper PA-31-310 (5H-MUX)
 10
 1 /  0
2006
16 Dec
United Republic of Tanzania
Mbeya
Air Charter - Tanzanian Air Services
Cessna 310R (5H-TZA )
 6
 3 /  0
2006
28 Apr
Uganda
Peak Margarita
King Air Charter
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (ZS-ADL)
 3
 3 /  0
2006
23 Apr
Cameroon
Kousséri
Military - Lybian Arab Air Force
Antonov 74TK-200 (UR-74038)
 6
 6 /  0
2006
8 Jan
Uganda
Bukalaza
Service Air
Antonov 12 (9Q-CIH)
 6
 6 /  0
2005
9 Sep
Congo
Near Brazzaville
Air Kasai
Antonov AN-26A (9Q-CFD)
 14
 14 /  0
2005
25 May
Congo
Walungu
Charter - Maniema Union (owner Victoria Air)
Antonov AN-12BP (9Q-CVG)
 27
 27 /  0
2005
18 May
Zambia
Mongu
Military - Zambia Air Force
Yunshuji Y-12 (AF-216)
 13
 13 /  0
2005
23 Mar
United Republic of Tanzania
Off Mwanza
Air Transport
Ilyushin IL-76TD (ER-IBR)
 8
 8 /  0
2003
29 Nov
Congo
Boende
Military - Congolese Air Force
Antonov AN-26 (9T-TAD)
 24
 20 /  13
2003
8 May
Congo
Near Kinshasa
Ukrainian Cargo Airlines - Congolese Army Charter
Illyushin 76 (UR-UCB)
 200
 129 /  0
2002
4 Jul
Central African Republic
Bangui
Prestige Airlines (Cargo) Charter
Boeing B-707-123B (9XR-IS)
 27
 25 /  0
2002
2 Jun
Angola
Near Ndalatando
Military - Angolan Armed Forces
Mi-17 (?)
 25
 20 /  0
2002
27 Jan
Angola
Near Luena
Military - Angolan Air Force
Antonov AN-12 (T-304)
 40
 5 /  0
2001
17 Mar
Angola
Near Lubango
Sociedade de Aviacao Ligeira Charter
Beechcraft 1900C (S9-CAE)
 17
 16 /  0
2000
15 Nov
Angola
Near Luanda
Asa Pesada
Antonov AN-26 (D2-FCG)
 57
 57 /  0
2000
31 Oct
Angola
Near Monaquimbundo
Aca-Ancargo
Antonov AN-26 (D2-FDI)
 44
 44 /  0
2000
12 Aug
Congo
Near Tshikapa
Staer Air
Antonov AN-26B (?)
 27
 27 /  0
2000
19 Apr
Congo
Pepa
Military - Centrafricain Airlines
Antonov AN-8 (TL-ACM)
 24
 24 /  0
2000
25 Mar
Angola
Huambo
Uralex
Antonov AN-32 (D2-MAJ)
 33
 3 /  0
1999
1 Sep
United Republic of Tanzania
Mount Meru
Northern Air (Tanzania)
Cessna 404 Titan II (5HNAT)
 12
 12 /  0
1999
1 Jul
Angola
Luzamba
Savanair
Antonov 12B (TN-AFR)
 5
 1 /  0
1999
2 Feb
Angola
Luanda
Savannair
Antonov AN-12 (EL-ASS)
 14
 14 /  13
1999
2 Jan
Angola
Near Huambo
Transafrik - United Nations Charter
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules (D2-EHD)
 9
 9 /  0
1998
26 Dec
Angola
Vila Nova
Transafrik
Lockheed Martin L-100-30 Hercules (S9-CAO)
 14
 14 /  0
1998
17 Dec
Angola
Saurimo
Zanex
Antonov 12 (S9-SAT)
 10
 1 /  0
1998
14 Dec
Angola
Near Cuito
Khors Aircompany
Antonov AN-12BP (UR-11319)
 11
 11 /  0
1998
25 Oct
Uganda
Rwenzori mountains
TanaMana Aviation
Britten-Norman BN-2A-3 Islander (5Y-ANV)
 11
 4 /  0
1998
10 Oct
Congo
Near Kindu
Congo Airline
Boeing B-727-30 (9Q-CSG)
 41
 41 /  0
1998
2 Sep
Angola
Angola
Permaviatrans
Antonov AN-26 (RA-26028)
 24
 24 /  0
1998
11 Aug
Angola
Saurimo
Alada
Antonov An-12BP (D2-FAZ)
 13
 1 /  0
1997
27 Dec
Angola
Atlantic Ocean
Renan Airways
Antonov An-72 (ER-ACF)
 5
 5 /  0
1997
6 Jun
Congo
Near Irumu
Bazair
Vickers Viscount 781D (9Q-CWL)
 27
 27 /  0
1997
12 Mar
Angola
Lucapa
ALADA
Antonov AN-12B (D2-FVG)
 16
 16 /  0
1997
2 Feb
Angola
Near Quiangala
Force Area Populaire de Angola
CASA 212 Aviocar 200 (T-400)
 37
 37 /  0
1996
6 Oct
Angola
Lukapa
Savanair
Antonov 12B (RA-11101)
 19
 6 /  0
1996
3 Oct
Congo
Kahemba
Malu Aviation
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200 (9Q-CXK)
 21
 6 /  0
1996
27 Feb
Angola
Near Lukapa
Aero Tropical
Antonov 12BP (ER-ACE)
 8
 8 /  0
1995
18 Dec
Angola
Cahungula
Trans Service Airlift
Lockheed L-188C Electra (9Q-CRR)
 144
 141 /  0
1995
3 Dec
Cameroon
Near Douala
Cameroon Airlines
Boeing B-737-2K9 (TJ-CBE)
 78
 72 /  0
1995
17 Jun
Angola
Near Cuvela
Military - Angolan Air Force
CASA 212-200 Aviocar (T401)
 48
 48 /  0
1994
15 Dec
Angola
Lobito
SL Aviation Services
Douglas DC-3 (N96BF)
 2
 2 /  0
1994
25 Nov
Angola
Near Cuito
Military - Angolan Air Force
Mil Mi-17 (helicopter) (H584)
 22
 22 /  0
1994
26 Oct
Angola
Near Cuito
Military - Angolan Air Force
Mil Mi-8MTV (helicopter) (H534)
 22
 22 /  0
1994
6 Apr
Rwanda
Kigali
Rwanda Government
Dassault Falcon 50 (9XR-NN)
 12
 12 /  0
1992
13 Dec
Congo
Goma
Scibe Airlift Cargo Zaire
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M (9Q-CBH)
 37
 37 /  0
1992
31 Aug
Angola
Jamba
Professional Aviation Services
Douglas DC-3 (ZS-DHX)
 17
 3 /  0
1992
12 Mar
Congo
Etsouali
Lina Congo
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (TN-ACX)
 8
 3 /  0
1991
10 Jun
Angola
Luanda
Carib Air Transport
Lockheed L-382B Hercules (J6-SLQ)
 7
 7 /  0
1991
16 Mar
Angola
Malanje
Transafrik
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules (CP-1564)
 9
 9 /  0
1991
22 Feb
Angola
Cazombo
Fuerza Area Angolaise
Antonov AN-26 (?)
 47
 47 /  0
1990
27 Mar
Angola
Near Kuito
Military - Angolan Air Force
CASA 212 Aviocar 300 (T-410)
 25
 25 /  0
1990
17 Feb
Zambia
Near Ngwerere
Military - Zambian Air Force
DHC-5 Buffalo (AF316)
 29
 29 /  0
1990
27 Jan
Congo
Near Kinkala
Military - Congolese Air Force
Nord 262C-66 (TN-230)
 28
 28 /  0
1989
27 Nov
Angola
Near Jamba
Tepper Aviation
Lockheed L-100-20 Hercules (N9205T)
 5
 5 /  0
1989
26 Jul
Angola
Near Chana
Military - Angolan Air Force
Antonov AN-26 (?)
 48
 42 /  0
1989
28 Jun
Cameroon
Yaounde
Cameroon Airlines
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-435 Srs. 2 (TJ-CCF)
 47
 3 /  0
1988
27 Apr
Angola
Near Tchamulate
Military - Cuban Air Force
Antonov AN-26 (14-27)
 29
 29 /  0
1987
3 Dec
Rwanda
Near Kishwati
Cooper Skybird Air Charters
Cessna 404 Titan (5Y-EJS)
 14
 14 /  0
1987
5 Feb
Cameroon
Near Jakiri
Aero France
Learjet 55 (F-GDHR)
 11
 11 /  0
1986
27 Mar
Central African Republic
Bangui
Military - French Air Force
Sepecat Jaguar A (?)
 0
 0 /  35
1985
25 Nov
Angola
Near Luassingua
Military - Angolan Air Force
Antonov AN-26 (?)
 22
 22 /  0
1984
30 Aug
Cameroon
Douala
Cameroon Airlines
Boeing B-737-2H7C (TJ-CBD)
 116
 2 /  0
1983
8 Nov
Angola
Lubango
TAAG Angola Airlines
Boeing B-737-200 (D2-TBN)
 130
 130 /  0
1983
27 Aug
Angola
Near Dundo
Transamerica Airlines
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules (N17ST)
 7
 7 /  0
1982
29 Nov
Angola
Lubango
TAAG Angola Airlines
Antonov AN-26 (D2-TAB)
 15
 15 /  0
1981
31 Oct
Cameroon
Bafoussam
Cameroon Airlines
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (TJ-CBC)
 24
 1 /  0
1981
16 May
Angola
Near Menongue
TAAG Angola Airlines
Lockheed L-100-20 Hercules (D2-EAS)
 4
 4 /  0
1980
5 Dec
United Republic of Tanzania
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania Aviation
Piper PA-42 Cheyenne (5H-TAL)
 10
 10 /  0
1980
8 Jun
Angola
Near Matala
Lineas Aereas de Angola
Yakovlev YAK-40 (D2-TYC)
 29
 29 /  0
1979
26 Mar
Angola
Luanda
Interflug
Ilyushin IL-18D (DM-STL)
 10
 10 /  0
1977
14 Jul
Angola
Near Cuangar
Military - Angolan Air Force
Antonov AN-26 (?)
 30
 30 /  0
1977
14 May
Zambia
Near Lusaka
IAS Cargo
Boeing 707-321C (G-BEBP)
 6
 6 /  0
1976
23 Nov
Congo
Eastville
Pacific Western Airlines
L-100-20 (C-FPWX)
 6
 6 /  0
1976
27 Jun
Uganda
Entebbe
Air France
Airbus A300 (F-BVGG)
 258
 7 /  0
1976
4 May
Zambia
Near Monze
de Havilland Aircraft
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (C-GDHA)
 11
 9 /  0
1972
21 May
Angola
Lobito
DTA Angola Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 (CR-LLD)
 25
 22 /  0
1970
19 Feb
Congo
Congo
Air Congo
Douglas DC-3 (9Q-CUD)
 17
 17 /  0
1965
3 Feb
Cameroon
Garoua
Air Cameroon
Curtiss C-46A (F-OAFI)
 4
 4 /  0
1963
3 May
Cameroon
Near Buca
Air Afrique
Douglas DC-6B (F-BIAO)
 55
 55 /  0
1963
3 May
Cameroon
Near Buca
Air Afrique
Douglas DC-6B (F-BIAO)
 55
 55 /  0
1962
4 Mar
Cameroon
Douala
Caledonian Airways
Douglas DC-7C (G-ARUD)
 111
 111 /  0
1961
17 Sep
Zambia
Ndola
Transair Sweden
Douglas DC-6B (SE-BDY)
 16
 16 /  0
1961
13 Jun
Cameroon
Douala
Air Cameroon
Douglas DC-4 (?)
 5
 5 /  0
1959
29 Mar
Central African Republic
Near Bangui
Union Aeromaritime de Transport
Nord 2501 Noratlas (F-BGZB)
 9
 9 /  0
1955
10 Sep
Cameroon
Near Banyo
Societe France Hydro
Latecoere 631 (F-BDRE)
 16
 16 /  0
1955
3 Jun
Cameroon
Fort Lamy
Union Aéromaritime de Transport
Douglas C-54A (F-BFVT)
 3
 3 /  0
1955
18 Apr
Cameroon
Kupe Mountains
Union des Transportes Aeriens
de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B (F-BGOI)
 14
 12 /  0
1952
19 Feb
Cameroon
Near Yaounde
STAAP
Consolidated 32 Liberator II (F-BEFX)
 9
 9 /  0
1950
8 Dec
Central African Republic
Bangui
T.A. Intercontinentaux
Douglas C-54A (F-BELB)
 56
 46 /  0
1950
18 Jul
Angola
Near Bocoio
DTA Angola Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (CR-LBK)
 9
 9 /  0
1947
1 Jul
Cameroon
Near Eaeka
Air France
Junkers JU-52/3m (F-BALF)
 13
 13 /  0
1945
25 Dec
Central African Republic
Bangui
Air France
Lockheed 18 Lodestar (F-BALV)
 8
 8 /  0
WEATHER IN KINSHASA
Temperature: 25°C
Partly Cloudy
Humidity: 83%
Wind: NW at 11km/h
Detail & forecast




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