Date: November 12, 2009
Time: 13:30
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Operator: Rwandair
Flight #: ?
Route: Kigali, Rwanda - Entebbe, Uganda
AC Type: Canadair CRJ-100ER
Registration: 5Y-JLD
cn / ln: 7197
Aboard: 15   (passengers:12  crew:3)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:1  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: Fifteen minutes after taking off, the pilot announced that the aircraft had a mechanical problem and was returning to the airport. After coming to a stop, for some unexplained reason, the plane took off again at full power, made a right turn and crashed into the VIP lounge.

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