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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Thursday 7 March 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4-1009
Operator:Air Zaire
Registration: 9Q-CBH
C/n / msn: 43095
First flight: 1947
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Gemena Airport (GMA) (   Congo (Democratic Republic))
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Gemena Airport (GMA/FZFK), Congo (Democratic Republic)
Narrative:
A downdraft caused the DC-4 to land 100 m short of runway 29.

Sources:
» Aviation News 12.04.1974


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