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Last updated: 30 April 2017
Datum:maandag 10 maart 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aero Modifications AMI DC-3-65TP
Vloog voor:International Red Cross
Registratie: ZS-MFY
Constructienummer: 12073
Bouwjaar: 1943
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65AR
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 18
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 21
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Rumbek (   Zuid Sudan)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Niet-Lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Rumbek Airport (RBX/HSMK), Zuid Sudan
The Turbo DC-3 was approaching the Rumbek airstrip (1400 m x 35 m, gravel) and at approx. 60 feet above the ground, the aircraft suddenly lost 9 knots in typical windshear conditions. The aircraft landed heavy and came to rest in a ditch. Both engines and the landing gear were torn off in the accident. The aircraft was temporary repaired on site by replacing two main landing gear, tailwheel, two engines, two props, one aileron and some skin repair. It was flown back to South Africa on 17 April 2003.

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ZS-MFY stored at Lanseria, awaiting definitve repairs
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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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