Accidents & Incidents


This caravelle 3D-KIK which was in service in the world, crashed in 2004 at Gisenyi (Rwanda). The pilot wanted to land, at Goma (DR Congo),  but for an unknow reason, he has landed at Gisenyi.

In this category you will find articles about accidents, incidents, attacks and diversions which have happened in Rwanda or involved an aircraft operated by a Rwandan airline.

Some reports :

03 December 2011 :

 A RwandAir B737-800 was briefly “impounded” by Ivorians soldiers at Abidjan (Ivory Coast)

 Eturbonews : here

RwandAir Statement : here

 12 November 2009 :

 A JetLink CRJ-100 leased to RwandAir hits the VIP Terminal at Kigali

 Factual report by the NTSB : here

RwandAir Statement : here

9 September 2008:

A Kenya Airways B777 hits a light pool, during the taxi at Kigali.

 Factual report by the ICAO (UN Agency for Aviation) : here


Brussels Airlines SN 465 Kigali Brussels incident at Entebbe on 11 MAY : HERE

Rwanda Civil Aviation releases final report of Akagera Aviation crash in 2011

The RwandAir B737 which hit a Kenya Airways aircraft is now at Kigali

Brussels Airlines A330 grounded at Kigali in 2006 [Mini Report]

RwandAir flight diverted to Muscat (Sultanate of Oman)

Brussels Airlines’s A330 hits a lighting pole at Kigali (Rwanda), during the push back

The Rwanda Accident and Incident Investigation board publishes a preliminary report on Akagera Aviation crash

EgyptAir incident at Nairobi distrubs Kenya-Rwanda flights