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Accident
Last updated: 27 September 2016
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Fecha:lunes 7 junio 1976
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Operador:Swissair
Registración: HB-IHH
Numéro de série: 46582/187
Año de Construcción: 1975
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 15
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 124
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 139
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) (   República Democrática del Congo)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA), República Democrática del Congo
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The DC-10 was speeding down the runway when a tyre on the right hand main gear burst, followed by another tyre.
The rims of both wheels contacted the runway and debris was ingested by the no. 3 engine. This engine caught fire. The crew then aborted the takeoff and the aircraft came to rest 1000 m short of the runway end. The engine was destroyed and airframe substantially damaged.


Fuentes:
» World Aircraft Accident Summary - CAP 479


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