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Last updated: 5 August 2021
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Datum:vrijdag 17 november 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aeronautica Militare Italiana - AMI
Registratie: MM52-6014
Constructienummer: 10911
Bouwjaar:
Motoren: 2 Wright R-3350
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 10
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Kalungwi village (   Tanzania)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Entebbe Airport (EBB/HUEN), Oeganda
Vliegveld van aankomst:Léopoldville-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA), Democratische Republiek Kongo
Beschrijving:
Engine problems forced the pilot to carry out an emergency landing. After touchdown one undercarriage leg collapsed after running through a hole. The airplane yawed and struck the ground, destroying the cockpit.
The airplane operated in on a United Nations support flight from Pisa, Italy to Léopoldville-N'Djili Airport (FIH), Congo (now Kinshasa).

Bronnen:
» Fairchild C-82 and C-119 / Alwyn T. Lloyd, Aerofax, 2005
» L'Unità 21 November 1961


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Entebbe Airport en Léopoldville-N'Djili Airport bedraagt 1942 km (1214 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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