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Last updated: 26 January 2020
Status:Definitief
Datum:vrijdag 22 maart 2013
Tijd:12:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic G159 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Malu Aviation
Registratie: 9Q-CTC
Constructienummer: 1
Bouwjaar: 1958-08-14 (54 years 8 months)
Aantal vlieguren:17247
Aantal vluchten:14728
Motoren: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 529-8X
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Djolu Airport (   Kongo (Democratische Republiek))
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Djolu Airport, Kongo (Democratische Republiek)
Vliegveld van aankomst:Kinshasa-N'Dolo Airport (NLO/FZAB), Kongo (Democratische Republiek)
Beschrijving:
On March 12, 2013, a Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I, 9Q-CTC, departed Kinshasa-N'Dolo on a cargo flight to Djolu Airport, D.R. Congo. The flight was uneventful but on landing the aircraft was damaged. Repairs were carried out on sight.
Ten days later the aircraft was to be flown back to Kinshasa with two crew members and four technicians on board. After releasing the brakes for takeoff, the aircraft accelerated off the side of the runway and into a forest. The aircraft broke up and a fire erupted.

The aircraft involved in the accident was the Grumman G-159 prototype.

Probable Cause:

Probable cause:
The accident and its consequences are:
- The poor condition of the runway.

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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Djolu Airport en Kinshasa-N'Dolo Airport bedraagt 961 km (601 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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