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Serve Air Cargo Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Failure

Monday, September 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Serve Air Cargo Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Failure

A Serve Air Cargo plane made an emergency landing in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, on September 10th. The plane took off for Bunia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, but had to turn back after an engine failure. The plane veered off runway while landing back in Goma. All four crew members remained... »

CAA Lava Landing

Thursday, November 19, 2009
By George Hatcher
CAA Lava Landing

What: CAA (Compagnie Africaine d’Aviation) en route from Kinshasa to Goma, Congo Where: Goma When: Thursday Nov 19 2009 Who: 117 passengers including the governor of North Kivu province Why: On landing, the plane overshot the runway and landed in hardened lava surrounding an airport in eastern Congo. 20 people were injured. Download article... »

Update: 111 injured; 40 Dead in Goma Crash

Wednesday, April 16, 2008
By George Hatcher
Update: 111 injured; 40 Dead in Goma Crash

A Congolese domestic airliner taking off from Goma failed lift off, rammed through a fence and crashed into a crowded market district and burned. The Hewa Bora McDonnell Douglas DC-9 was taking off for the Congolese capital, Kinshasa, when it crashed into the teeming market district of Birere; the single-story shops and stalls of... »

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