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Accident description
Last updated: 19 March 2018
Date:xx DEC 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3)
Operator:Congo Communications
Registration: ZS-OJD
C/n / msn: 4890
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lubumbashi-Luano (FBM) (   Congo (Democratic Republic))
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Lubumbashi-Luano (FBM/FZQA), Congo (Democratic Republic)
Reportedly the undercarriage collapsed on landing. The aircraft had arrived from South Africa; previous owner Debonair had sold or leased the plane to an operator in Congo.

» Viktor Culjak


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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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