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Malift Air

Malift Air

Malift Air is an airline based in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It operates domestic passenger and cargo services. Its main base is N'Dolo Airport, Kinshasa..

The airline is on the List of air carriers banned in the European Union.

History

The airline started operations in 1995 and was formerly known as Malila Airlift.

Accidents and incidents

  • 4 October 2007 - An Antonov An-26 cargo plane crashed into a busy market in the Congolese capital Kinshasa shortly after takeoff, killing 51 people.
  • 18 July 2007 - An Antonov An-24 shortly after taking off from Bandundu Airport had an engine failure, lost altitude and crashed 8 km from Bandundu. Of the 2 crew and 8 passengers aboard, all survived.

Fleet

As of February 2008 the Malift Air fleet included :

In 2003, an An-24RV bearing Malila livery and registration number EW-46498 was photographed stored at Minsk. It was still there in May 2005, but by that time it was missing its starboard propeller

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