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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 15 April 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 836 Viscount
Operator:Trans Intair
Registration: 9Q-CGL
C/n / msn: 435
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:at an unknown location (   Congo (Democratic Republic))
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
One engine was damaged after landing on a 900 m gravel strip in Congo. A three-engine takeoff was attempted, but one engine failed on takeoff, causing the plane to crash into trees. The exact date of the occurrence is uncertain since April 27 is also mentioned for this crash.

Sources:
» Scramble 289


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photo of Vickers 836 Viscount 9Q-CGL
photo of Vickers 836 Viscount G-BFZL
G-BFZL was re-registered ZS-NNI in March 1998 and later sold to Congo.
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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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