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Last updated: 28 November 2021
Fecha:viernes 18 abril 2003
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Registración: 9Q-CWF
Numéro de série: 47531/638
Año de Construcción: 1971
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 37
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 45
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Brazzaville-Maya Maya Airport (BZV) (   Congo)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA), República Democrática del Congo
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Mbuji-Mayi Airport (MJM/FZWA), República Democrática del Congo
Some four minutes after departure the aircraft's weather radar is said to have malfunctioned. The crew returned to the airport, but suffered control problems. A forced belly landing was made at Brazzaville.

» Scramble 291
» Air International issue 9.03,p.18
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photo of DC-9-32-N15525
accident date: 18-04-2003
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
registration: N15525

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport to Mbuji-Mayi Airport as the crow flies is 916 km (572 miles).

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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