NTSB Identification: DCA10RA011
Accident occurred Thursday, November 12, 2009 in Kigali, Rwanda
Aircraft: , registration:
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.
On November 12, 2009, at approximately 1115 UTC, a Rwandair Canadian Regional Jet 600 impacted a building after returning to Kigali International Airport after the pilots reported a technical problem. Rwandair flight WB 205 had departed Kigali, Rwanda, enroute to Entebbe, Uganda, at 1054 but requested a return. The airplane landed on its second attempt and taxiied to a parking area but then began taxiing away at high speed and veered to the right until impacting the control tower building. There were 10 passengers and 5 crew members on board (two pilots, two cabin crew, and an engineer), and one passenger was fatally injured.
The investigation is being conducted by the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority.
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