Unlawful Interference Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M 9Q-CBE, Tuesday 10 September 1991
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Date:Tuesday 10 September 1991
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M
Owner/operator:Scibe Airlift Cargo Zaire
Registration: 9Q-CBE
MSN: 10655
Year of manufacture:1983
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:near Kigali -   Rwanda
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Kigali Airport (KGL/HRYR)
Destination airport:Goma Airport (GOM/FZNA)
Narrative:
While en route from Kigali, the F-27 was hit by a missile, reportedly fired from the ground by Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) rebels. One passenger was injured.
A safe landing was made at Goma. Scibe Airlift then withdrew the plane from service and stored it at Goma.

Sources:

Airlines 1992
Shooting down the ‘truth’ about Rwanda / Barrie Collins, 16 April 2012

Images:


photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Farnborough Airport (FAB); September 1984

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