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Accident description
Last updated: 20 February 2018
Date:Sunday 1 November 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic G159 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I
Operator:Malu Aviation
Registration: 9Q-CNP
C/n / msn: 164
First flight: 1965-09-27 (50 years 2 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 26
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) (   Congo (Democratic Republic))
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Kinshasa-N'Dolo Airport (NLO/FZAB), Congo (Democratic Republic)
Destination airport:?
A Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH), D.R. Congo. The 22 passengers and four crew members escaped unharmed.
Press reports indicate that the aircraft suffered problems with the left hand main gear on takeoff from Kinshasa-N'Dolo Airport. The pilot apparently diverted to N'Djili. The aircraft landed gear up to the right side of runway 24.



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Posted by Congo-Zaire Aviation on Sunday, 1 November 2015


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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