Narrative:An unidentified DC-3 aircraft was commandeered from a small village in south central D.R.Congo to Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) by six to eight men. The
|Date:||Tuesday 15 April 1997|
|Registration:|| registration unknown|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) ( Congo (Democratic Republic))
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
suspects were from the Zairian Armed Forces (FAZ) and wore military uniforms. Upon arriving at the airport they were arrested by Presidential Guard personnel. There were no casualties from the incident.
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1997 / FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security
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.