ASN Aircraft accident Douglas DC-3 registration unknown Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH)
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Date:Tuesday 15 April 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Registration: registration unknown
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) (   Congo (Democratic Republic))
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
An unidentified DC-3 aircraft was commandeered from a small village in south central D.R.Congo to Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) by six to eight men. The suspects were from the Zairian Armed Forces (FAZ) and wore military uniforms. Upon arriving at the airport they were arrested by Presidential Guard personnel. There were no casualties from the incident.


» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1997 / FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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