Accident description
Last updated: 26 October 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 15 February 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-50-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Air Congo
Registration: 9Q-CUP
C/n / msn: 10063
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) (   Congo (Democratic Republic))
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Air Congo C-47, 9Q-CUP, was reportedly damaged beyond repair in an accident.
According to some reports, another C-47, 9Q-CUD (msn 9780), was lost on February 19, 1970. Possibly both are one and the same accident.


Sources:
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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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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