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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237734
Last updated: 8 July 2020
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Time:16:20 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-211
Owner/operator:Compagnie Africaine d’Aviation (CAA)
Registration: 9Q-CCA
C/n / msn: 112
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 136
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Kisangani-Bangoka International Airport (FKI/FZIC) -   Democratic Republic of the Congo
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kisangani-Bangoka International Airport (FKI/FZIC)
Destination airport:Kinshasa
Investigating agency: BPEA DR Congo
The Aibus A320, registration 9Q-CCA, was scheduled to fly from Kisangani to Kinshasa.
The pilot-in-command was cleared for take-off from runway 13 while taxiing, and the pilot-in-command heard an abnormal noise from the aircraft's left engine (Compressor stall) and noticed on the engine temperature gauge (EGT), a fluctuation above 890°C before reaching the critical speed (V1).
The pilot-in-command decided to abandon the take-off and taxi back to the tarmac for a check.
On arrival at the tarmac, the main wheels of the A-320 aircraft, registration 9Q-CCA, deflated. It appeared the aircraft had suffered a bird strike in the engine.

Probable cause:
The incident and all its consequences are due to:
- The presence of an obstacle (bird) on the runway.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BPEA DR Congo
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

08-Jul-2020 19:07 harro Added
08-Jul-2020 19:08 harro Updated [Time, Cn, Phase, Accident report, ]

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