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Last updated: 24 October 2016
Datum:Montag 1 Mai 2006
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-7-102
Betrieben durch:United Nations - UN
Gemietet von :Trans Capital Air
Kennzeichen: C-GLPP
Werknummer: 67
Baujahr: 1981
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-50
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 37
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 40
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Zwedru Airport (   Liberia)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Monrovia-Roberts International Airport (ROB/GLRB), Liberia
Flug nach:Zwedru Airport, Liberia
The DHC-7 was operating under charter agreement with the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) for support of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) and carried 37 Ethiopian soldiers to Zwedru. The crew conducted a gear up landing at Zwedru. The bottom part of the fuselage, right wing flaps and No 4 engine were damaged as a result.

» Liberia: 40 Peacekeepers Survive Plane Accident (The Inquirer 2-5-2006)
» Statement on the incident involving an UNMIL aircraft in Zwedru (UNMIL 1-5-2006)
» United Nations


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