Date: January 8, 1996
Location: Kinshasa, Zaire
Aircraft: Antonov AN-32B
Reg: RA-26222
Airline: African Air
Flight No:  
Fatalities: 6 : 2 : 225

The aircraft failed to gain altitude after taking off from N'Dolo Airport and ran off the runway and crashed into a market square. The plane was overloaded by 595 lbs. The aircraft certification was revoked and crew did not have authorization to fly. The number killed on the ground varies widely from different sources. The number of fatalities, 225, is derived from the publication Weekly Mail and Guardian in an article covering the court trial of the pilots, charging them with the deaths of 225 people. Some sources quote as many as 350 died.