Narrative:Crashed. The airplane was on a flight to Elizabethville (now Lubumbashi).
|Date:||Tuesday 31 August 1948|
|C/n / msn:|| 12420|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10|
|Total:||Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||NW of Elizabethville ( Congo (Democratic Republic))
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Manono Airport (MNO/FZRA), Congo (Democratic Republic)|
|Destination airport:||Elizabethville Airport (FBM), Congo (Democratic Republic)|
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Manono Airport to Elizabethville Airport as the crow flies is 477 km (298 miles).
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.