Gear-up landing Accident McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 9Q-CWF,
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Date:Friday 18 April 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Registration: 9Q-CWF
MSN: 47531/638
Year of manufacture:1971
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 45
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Brazzaville-Maya Maya Airport (BZV) -   Congo
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA)
Destination airport:Mbuji-Mayi Airport (MJM/FZWA)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Some four minutes after departure the aircraft's weather radar is said to have malfunctioned. The crew returned to the airport, but suffered control problems. A forced belly landing was made at Brazzaville.


Scramble 291
Air International issue 9.03,p.18
ICAO Adrep
Scramble 289

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
7 December 2005 9Q-CWF ? Wimbi Dira Airways 0 Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) sub



photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL); January 1994

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