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Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 29 April 2003
Time:19:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic B190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 1900C-1
Operator:Avirex
Registration: TR-LFQ
MSN: UC-80
First flight: 1989
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) (   Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Brazzaville-Maya Maya Airport (BZV/FCBB), Congo
Destination airport:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Narrative:
The aircraft sustained substantial damage when it ran off the runway. The undercarriage collapsed and the engines were damaged. The aircraft was ferrying an Air France crew.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep
» radiocockpit.com


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Distance from Brazzaville-Maya Maya Airport to Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport as the crow flies is 26 km (16 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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Beech 1900

  • 695 built
  • 20th loss
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 Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • 45th worst accident (at the time)
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