Incident Fokker 50 5Y-SKN, Saturday 29 October 2022
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Date:Saturday 29 October 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic F50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fokker 50
Owner/operator:Air Kasaï
Registration: 5Y-SKN
MSN: 20110
Year of manufacture:1987
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:North of Kinshasa -   Congo (Democratic Republic)
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA)
Destination airport:Sétif-Ain Arat Airport (QSF/DAAS)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The Fokker 50 aircraft of Air Kasaï was struck by lightning, 90 minutes after takeoff from Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH).
The aircraft returned and safely landed at FIH. An inspection revealed that an alternator had been damaged in the lightning strike.
The flight was carrying the D.R.C. Under 23 football team to Algeria for a match.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

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Revision history:

29-Oct-2022 15:38 gerard57 Added
29-Oct-2022 15:38 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
29-Oct-2022 15:40 gerard57 Updated [Operator]
29-Oct-2022 15:42 gerard57 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source]
29-Oct-2022 16:27 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
29-Oct-2022 16:35 harro Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Embed code, Narrative]

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