Date: December 27, 2002
Time: c 15:00
Location: Anjouan, Comoros Islands
Operator: Ocean Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Moroni Hahaya - Anjouan
AC Type: Let 410UVP
Registration: 9XR-RB
cn / ln: 810636
Aboard: 16   (passengers:14  crew:2)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:1  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft was in a holding pattern due to bad weather at Anjouan. After weather condtions improved, clearance was given for a final approach. The plane was struck by lightning. A go-around was attempted, but the airplane lost its artificial horizons and gyro compasses as a result of the lightning strike. Control was lost and the plane crashed.

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