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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Datum:Sonntag 22 Dezember 1974
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CL44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-44D4-1
Fluggesellschaft:Tradewinds Airways
Kennzeichen: G-AWSC
Werknummer: 26
Baujahr: 1961-08-31 (13 years 4 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Tyne 515
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Lusaka Airport (LUN) (   Sambia)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Lusaka Airport (LUN/FLLS), Sambia
The aircraft bounced twice on landing and touched down hard, causing the nosegear strut to fail. A fire started in the forward lower freight hold, but was quickly extinguished.


photo of Canadair-CL-44D4-1-G-AWSC
accident date: 22-12-1974
type: Canadair CL-44D4-1
registration: G-AWSC
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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