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Last updated: 15 August 2020
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Date:Tuesday 18 January 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 24D
Operator:Scibe Airlift Cargo Zaire
Registration: 9Q-CBC
C/n / msn: 24-248 
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:20 km (12.5 mls) from Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) (   Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Cotonou Airport (COO/DBBB), Benin
Destination airport:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Narrative:
The Learjet impacted the ground while on a visual approach in darkness to runway 24 at Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport.



Photos

photo of Learjet-24D-OO-LFA
accident date: 18-01-1994
type: Learjet 24D
registration: OO-LFA
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Cotonou Airport to Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport as the crow flies is 1869 km (1168 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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