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Accident description
Last updated: 24 May 2016
Date:Monday 2 January 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-298C
Operator:Air Zaire
Registration: 9Q-CNI
C/n / msn: 20793/333
First flight: 1973-11-13 (21 years 2 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) (   Congo (Democratic Republic))
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA), Congo (Democratic Republic)
When landing in bad weather the Boeing 737 "Lac Tumba" touched down heavily. The crew lost control and the aircraft ran off the side of the runway. This resulted in a NLG collapse; both engines struck the ground and were torn away.

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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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