Passenger List of MONUSCO flight UNO834



Flight UNO834

A CRJ-100ER passenger plane (4L-GAE) was destroyed in an accident at Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH). One occupant survived the accident, 32 were killed. The airplane operated on behalf of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) on flight UNO834 from Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) to Kisangani (FKI) and Entebbe (EBB), Uganda and return. The airplane was operating on the final leg of the flight when it crashed in rainy weather.

The UN peacekeeping mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) lost 14 staff members, while staff working for the UN Development Programme - UNDP, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - OCHA, the UN World Food Programme (WFP), the UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS) also lost their lives.

The death toll also includes non-UN staff, including employees of the DRC Government, the Congolese electoral commission, the International Criminal Court (ICC), the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and contractor Pacific Architects and Engineers (PAE).


The list of names of the crew of the UNO834:


Suliko Tsutskiridze - pilot


Guram Kepuladze - flight attendant


Albert Manelov - technician


Aleksi Oganesyan



The names of the passengers who were on board the flight:


1.                  Ahmedou El Becaye Seck, the director of the electoral assistance division of the UN peacekeeping mission in Côte dIvoire (UNOCI), who had been on attachment to the UN mission in the DRC (MONUSCO);

2.                  Kristina Bonnez, a senior conduct and discipline officer from Belgium;

3.                  Jean-Robert Exile, a facilities assistant from Haiti;

4.                  Michael Muchiri, a security officer from Kenya;

5.                  Carlos Manuel Bastos de Barros of São Tomé and Principe, who served as an electoral logistics officer;

6.                  Jeroen Bervoets, a management assistant from Belgium;

7.                  Esinam Safo, an air operations assistant from Ghana;

8.                  Major K.M. Ziaul Haque Bangladesh;

9.                  Corporal Md Younus Meah Bangladesh;

10.              Hyacinthe Die Vany - an Ivorian UN Police (UNPOL) officer;

11.              Kadiatouo Thiero, an administrative assistant from Mali;

12.              Gracia Jonas Maforikan, an electoral officer from Benin;

13.              Alain Kipala Bangila (MONUSCO) driver;

14.              John Shebitu Mbembo (MONUSCO) nurse;

15.              Henri Badila Diangituka (OCHA) - database assistant;

16.              Numbi Kabange (OCHA) -  human resources assistant;

17.              Augustin Kasonga (WFP) - logistics assistant;

18.              Blé Kacouchia, a chief technical advisor from Côte dIvoire;

19.              Oumar Dia, an operations manager from Mauritania;

20.              Jonas Somé, a physical security and stockpile management adviser from Burkina Faso;

21.              Petrus Van Vuuren, a senior medical coordinator from South Africa;

22.              Lubacha Gustave Bianumba a member of the Independent National Electoral Commission of the DRC;

23.              Mwanaomba Shabani a member of the Independent National Electoral Commission of the DRC;

24.              Mendes Masudi, an adviser to the Congolese Foreign Minister;

25.              Jaco Dorfling a contractor with PAE;

26.              Randall Quickfall a contractor with PAE;

27.              Boubacar Toure, a senior reproductive health adviser for the IRC;

28.              Alain Lubamba Kongolo, a field operations liaison coordinator for the ICC.29;

29.              Francis Mwamba, a Congolese journalist, had been returning from a reporting trip in the troubled east of the country - the sole survivor.


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