Narrative:The Air Congo C-47, 9Q-CUP, was reportedly damaged beyond repair in an accident.
|Date:||Sunday 15 February 1970|
Douglas C-47A-50-DL (DC-3)
|C/n / msn:|| 10063|
|First flight:|| 1943|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) ( Congo (Democratic Republic))
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
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.
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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.