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Last updated: 17 October 2021
Date:Monday 21 January 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-330 (QC)
Operator:Serve Air
Registration: 9S-AHJ
MSN: 24283/1677
First flight: 1989-02-06 (30 years)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-3B1
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) (   Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Goma Airport (GOM/FZNA), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Destination airport:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA), Democratic Republic of the Congo
A Boeing 737-330 (QC) sustained a left hand main landing gear collapse on landing at Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport, D.R. Congo.
The wind was reported from 080° at 20 kt shortly before the aircraft was cleared to land on runway 24.

Runway mishap

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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 Goma Airport to Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport as the crow flies is 1554 km (971 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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