Accident description
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 19 June 2005
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Wimbi Dira Airways
Registration: 9Q-CWI
C/n / msn: 16509/33257
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kalima Airport (KLY) (   Congo (Democratic Republic))
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Kalima-Kakungwa Airport (KLY/FZOD), Congo (Democratic Republic)
Narrative:
The DC-3 reportedly bounced several times on landing and groundlooped, causing separation of the main landing gear and one engine.

Classification:

Sources:
» PPRuNe


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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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