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Accident description
Last updated: 18 November 2017
Date:Wednesday 7 August 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6A
Operator:Transair Cargo
Registration: 9Q-CJR
C/n / msn: 45373/862
First flight: 1957
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Luzamba Airport (LZM) (   Angola)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Luzamba Airport (LZM/FNLZ), Angola
Damaged beyond repair in a landing accident.

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N90783 was later sold to Canada, returned to the U.S. before being exported to Namibia and, in 1994, Congo.
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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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