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Datum:Montag 18 Dezember 1995
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-188C Electra
Fluggesellschaft:Trans Service Airlift
Kennzeichen: 9Q-CRR
Werknummer: 1080
Baujahr: 1959-08-13 (36 years 5 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 137 / Insassen: 139
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 141 / Insassen: 144
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Cahungula, Lunda Norte (   Angola)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA), Kongo/Kinshasa
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
A Lockheed L-188C Electra passenger plane, operated by Trans Service Airlift, was destroyed when it crashed in Angola's Lunda Norte province. There were 144 persons on board the flight, so the plane was overloaded by approximately 40 passengers.
Zaire's transport minister reported that the Electra left Kinshasa, Zaire (the country is now named D.R. Congo). The destination was not known. The airplane possibly carried people to Angola´s diamond mines or it may have been chartered by Angola's UNITA movement.

Informationsquelle:
» Mystery surrounds Angola plane crash victims (Reuters, 20-12-1995)
» Flight International 3-9 January 1996(6)
» Scramble 202(46)


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photo of Lockheed-L-188C-Electra-9Q-CRR
accident date: 18-12-1995
type: Lockheed L-188C Electra
registration: 9Q-CRR
 
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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