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Last updated: 13 October 2019
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Date:Monday 2 January 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-298C
Operator:Air Zaire
Registration: 9Q-CNI
C/n / msn: 20793/333
First flight: 1973-11-13 (21 years 2 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) (   Congo (Democratic Republic))
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA), Congo (Democratic Republic)
Narrative:
When landing in bad weather the Boeing 737 "Lac Tumba" touched down heavily. The crew lost control and the aircraft ran off the side of the runway. This resulted in a nose landing gear collapse; both engines struck the ground and were torn away.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Scramble 190(48)


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photo of Boeing-737-298C-9Q-CNI
accident date: 02-01-1995
type: Boeing 737-298C
registration: 9Q-CNI
 
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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