Congo Government Gulfstream IV plane crash
The Gulfstream IV business jet operated by the Congo Government took off from Goma, Congo, for a private flight to Bukavu, Congo. Four passengers and two crewmembers were onboard. The plane crashed while landing at Bukavu-Kavumu Airport. Three occupants were killed in the accident.
The flight had departed Kinshasa, Congo, on a flight to Bukavu via Goma. The twin-engine Gulfstream was carrying Congo government officials. The plane landed at Bukavu, but it touched down only halfway down the runway and overshoot the runway. The plane came to a stop down an embankment and broke in two.
Both pilots were killed in the accident, as well as one passenger (a senior Congolese presidential adviser). The three other passengers were injured.
The weather conditions at the time of the accident were good.