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Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Date:Sunday 22 December 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic CL44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-44D4-1
Operator:Tradewinds Airways
Registration: G-AWSC
C/n / msn: 26
First flight: 1961-08-31 (13 years 4 months)
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Tyne 515
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lusaka Airport (LUN) (   Zambia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Lusaka Airport (LUN/FLLS), Zambia
Narrative:
The aircraft bounced twice on landing and touched down hard, causing the nosegear strut to fail. A fire started in the forward lower freight hold, but was quickly extinguished.



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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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