Accident description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 24 December 1947
Type:Lockheed C-60A-5-LO Lodestar
Operator:Sabena
Registration: OO-CAR
C/n / msn: 18-2419
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Mitwaba (   Congo (Democratic Republic))
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Mitwaba Airport (FZQV), Congo (Democratic Republic)
Destination airport:Manono Airport (MNO/FZRA), Congo (Democratic Republic)
Narrative:
Control was lost following engine problems. The aircraft crashed in an inverted position.

Sources:
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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