Busy Bee D228 at Butembo and Goma on Jun 21st 2016, left main gear did not extend

Last Update: June 22, 2016 / 15:57:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 21, 2016

Classification
Accident

Aircraft Registration
9Q-CSL

Aircraft Type
DORNIER 228

ICAO Type Designator
D228

A Busy Bee Congo Dornier Do-228, registration 9Q-CSL performing a flight from Goma to Butembo (Democratic Republic of Congo) with 11 passengers and 2 crew, was on approach to Butembo when the crew could not extend the left main gear. The crew decided to return to Goma, informed Goma tower about being forced to land left main gear up, and at about 11:00L (09:00Z) landed on Goma's runway 35 keeping the aircraft on the runway until speed decayed sufficiently to lose rudder authority. The aircraft veered to the left and departed the runway crossing a ditch and coming to a stop on soft ground with all gear damaged. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial damage.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 21, 2016

Classification
Accident

Aircraft Registration
9Q-CSL

Aircraft Type
DORNIER 228

ICAO Type Designator
D228

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