Accident
Last updated: 23 April 2014
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Datum:zondag 6 maart 1966
Type:Curtiss C-46A-30-CU Commando
Vloog voor:United Nations - UN
Gehuurd van:Transair Sweden
Registratie: SE-CFG
Constructienummer: 26710
Bouwjaar: 1943
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Bunia Airport (BUX) (   Kongo (Democratische Republiek)) show on map
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The left main gear struck a sand ridge 100 feet short of the runway threshold, but the aircraft landed without problems at Bunia. After inspections at Stanleyville, damage to the aircraft appeared to be substantial.
PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot misjudged distance resulting in undershooting of the landing area."


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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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