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Last updated: 24 January 2020
Fecha:viernes 6 junio 1997
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 781D Viscount
Registración: 9Q-CWL
Numéro de série: 280
Año de Construcción: 1958
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 510
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 20
Total:Fatalidades: 23 / Ocupantes: 23
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Irumu (   República Democrática del Congo)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bunia Airport (BUX/FZKA), República Democrática del Congo
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kisangani Airport (FKI/FZIA), República Democrática del Congo
The aircraft crashed in flames, killing all on board.

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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 Bunia Airport to Kisangani Airport as the crow flies is 572 km (358 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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Vickers Viscount

  • 445 built
  • 142nd loss
  • 67th accidente fatal
  • 32nd worst accident
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 República Democrática del Congo
  • 11th worst accident (a la hora)
  • 21st worst accident (actualmente)
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