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Date:Friday 24 March 2006
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-580F
Operating for:LAC - SkyCongo
Leased from:Skyhaul
Registration: ZS-SKI
MSN: 186
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) (   Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Reportedly sustained damage when it was struck by an Antonov 26. The An-26 was blown into the Convair during a thunderstorm at Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH).
ZS-SKI was withdrawn from use and was still stored at Kinshasa as of 2009.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» airlinerlist.com


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photo of Convair-CV-580F-EC-GHN
accident date: 24-03-2006
type: Convair CV-580F
registration: EC-GHN
 
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
  • 32nd loss
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 Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • 54th worst accident (at the time)
  • 89th worst accident (currently)
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