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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 1 April 2015
Datum:Samstag 10 Oktober 1998
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 727-30
Fluggesellschaft:Lignes Aeriennes Congolaises - LAC / CAL
Kennzeichen: 9Q-CSG
Werknummer: 18369/125
Baujahr: 1965-03-10 (33 years 7 months)
Triebwerk: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 38 / Insassen: 38
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 41 / Insassen: 41
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Kindu Airport (KND) (   Kongo/Kinshasa)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kindu Airport (KND/FZOA), Kongo/Kinshasa
Flug nach:Kinshasa (unknown airport), Kongo/Kinshasa
The airplane was shot down by rebel forces with a Russian-made SA-7 rocket shortly (3 minutes) after leaving Kindu for Kinshasa. The Boeing crashed into dense jungle while the captain tried to carry out an emergency landing.

» Flight International 13-19.01.1999
» Tommy Maurer


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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.
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