DCA10RA011
DCA10RA011

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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