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Last updated: 24 October 2017
Datum:maandag 1 mei 2006
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-7-102
Vloog voor:United Nations - UN
Gehuurd van:Trans Capital Air
Registratie: C-GLPP
Constructienummer: 67
Bouwjaar: 1981
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-50
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 37
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 40
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Zwedru Airport (   Liberia)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Monrovia-Roberts International Airport (ROB/GLRB), Liberia
Vliegveld van aankomst: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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