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. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The investigation is being conducted by the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority.