On September 17,1998, at 0650 hours local time, a Cessna 206, N36MS, operated by Flying Medical Services, collided with a thickly wooded high ridge in bad weather on Monduli Hills near Arusha, Tanzania. The aircraft was destroyed. The pilot and two of the three passengers were fatally injured. One passenger received serious injuries. The aircraft was on a medical flight from Arusha to Loliondo in Tanzania.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of the United Republic of Tanzania. Any further information pertaining to this accident (Ref: DCA/CAV/17/98) may be obtained from: The Chief Inspector of Accidents Ministry of Communications and Transport Accident Investigation Branch, M. Margaret Munyagi, Director General PO Box 2819 Dar-es-Salaam United Republic of Tanzania

Telephone: 1 15079/80 FAX: (255) 51 118905

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information obtained for or released by the government of the United Republic of Tanzania.

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