Narrative:The no. 1 prop was feathered after takeoff due to engine problems. After performing a left circuit, the gear was selected down at 30-40 feet. The DC-3 touched down on the right hand side of the runway and ran off the side. After evacuation, the hot right engine set fire to dry grass. The aircraft was destroyed by fire. DC-3 9Q-CYD was used as a support aircraft for the Paris-Dakar rally.
|Date:||16 JAN 1984|
|Operator:||Transport Aérien Zairois - TAZ|
|C/n / msn:|| 9010|
|First flight:|| 1943|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Kissidougou Airport (KSI) (Guinea)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Kissidougou Airport (KSI/GUKU), Guinea|
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.