Hewa Bora Airways Flight 122

March 11, 2013 - 11:50am

A twin-turboprop Fokker 50 was destroyed after it crashed on March 4 into a residential area approximately four miles short of the runway at Goma Airport (FZNA) in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The accident killed six of nine people aboard the Compagnie Africaine d’Aviation (CAA) airlines aircraft. CAA is one of dozens of Congolese airlines banned from flying within European Union airspace over safety concerns.

April 29, 2011 - 6:10am

The Gulfstream V that had been detained in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since February 4 was released in late March, along with the remaining flight crew and passengers, according to Arcadia Aviation, which manages the aircraft. The aircraft has returned to the U.S. On March 15, the co-captain and flight attendant were allowed to leave.

March 31, 2011 - 1:13pm

The Gulfstream V that had been detained in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since February 4 has been released along with the remaining flight crew and passengers, according to Arcadia Aviation, which manages the aircraft. The aircraft has returned to the U.S. On March 15, the co-captain and flight attendant were allowed to leave.

 
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