Tag Archives: Search and Rescue

Captain’s Log-28 May 2016- Searching for Downed Aircraft

The calls started coming in on Tuesday morning saying that a plane was lost and suspected down in the huge Ituri rain forest about 130 nautical miles west of Kisangani. Would we send a plane to the area to look … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log- 13 April 2013- Pilot Friend Missing on Ferry Flight

My friend Jerry Krause, who used to be an MAF pilot here in Congo, has gone missing on a flight from South Africa to Mali.  After MAF left Mali, Jerry stayed on to work with Sahel Aviation Service, SAS.  He … Continue reading

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