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Last updated: 28 July 2021
Datum:Montag 21 Juni 2010
Zeit:ca 12:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic MD82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82)
Fluggesellschaft:Hewa Bora Airways
Kennzeichen: 9Q-COQ
Werknummer: 49178/1122
Baujahr: 1983
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-217C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 101
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) (   Kongo/Kinshasa)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA), Kongo/Kinshasa
Flug nach:Lubumbashi-Luano Airport (FBM/FZQA), Kongo/Kinshasa
Flugnummer: 601
A McDonnell Douglas MD-82 passenger plane, operated by Hewa Bora Airways, sustained damage in an emergency landing at Kinshasa, D.R.Congo.
The airplane had departed on a domestic service, EO601, to Lubumbashi-Luano (FBM/FZQA). One of the tyres blew on takeoff, causing damage to the hydraulical system as well as engine no. 1. The crew declared an emergency and returned to the airport. The airplane came to rest on brushy ground next to the runway.

» Hewa Bora press release
» Plane with 101 on board makes emergency landing (AFP, 21-6-2010)


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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 Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport to Lubumbashi-Luano Airport as the crow flies is 1546 km (966 miles).

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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