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Status:Preliminary
Date:Saturday 3 April 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-580
Operator:private
Registration: 3D-ZOE
MSN: CL-66B-6
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Shabunda (   Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Shabunda Airport (FZMW), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Narrative:
The airplane reportedly made a hard landing, causing the nose gear to collapse.

Classification:
Heavy landing
Landing gear collapse
Runway mishap

Sources:
» Scramble 300


Photos

photo of Convair-CV-580-9XR-NC
accident date: 03-04-2004
type: Convair CV-580
registration: 9XR-NC
 
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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Convair CV-580

  • 182 built
  • 28th loss
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 Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • 47th worst accident (at the time)
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