On 4 April 2011 a Georgian Airways Canadair CL600 Regional Jet was operated by the United Nations for a domestic flight in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Canadian manufactured aircraft was en route to Kinshasa having flown from Kisangani via Goma carrying 29 passengers and four crew when it crashed upon landing in heavy rain. The aircraft is said to have broken into two pieces on landing killing all but one onboard.
Our Aviation team is investigating the potential causes of the accident including adverse weather conditions and potential faults with the aircraft and pilot error.
If you would like to speak in confidence to an expert regarding this accident, or any other aviation incident you were involved in, please contact a member of the aviation team on 0800 056 4110. The team will be able to advise you on the accident, the relevant law and the parties who may be liable.
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