Accident Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I 9Q-CIT,
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Date:Wednesday 20 June 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic G159 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I
Owner/operator:International Trans Air Business - ITAB
Registration: 9Q-CIT
MSN: 193
Year of manufacture:1968
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Pweto Airport (PWO) -   Congo (Democratic Republic)
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Lubumbashi-Luano Airport (FBM/FZQA)
Destination airport:Pweto Airport (PWO/FZQC)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Grumman G.159 Gulfstream 1 passenger plane was destroyed in a landing accident at Pweto Airport (PWO), D.R. Congo. There were no fatalities.
According to reports from the scene, the pilot made a steep and tight approach into the strip and landed deep. The airplane bounced up to about 20 feet and settled far down the runway. It went off the runway onto a rocky surface. The left wing struck an embankment and broke off. The fuselage broke in two.


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