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Status:Preliminary
Date:Wednesday 13 January 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-102
Operating for:ECHO Flight
Leased from:CMC Aviation
Registration: 5Y-EMD
MSN: 110
First flight: 1988-07-06 (21 years 7 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Moba Airport (BDV) (   Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nairobi (unknown airport), Kenya
Destination airport:Moba Airport (BDV/FZRB), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Narrative:
When the aircraft undercarriage collapsed the airplane careered off the Moba airstrip, suffering considerable damage.

Sources:
» Evaluation on the Provision of Air Transport in Support of Humanitarian Operations (p.10)


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DHC-8-100

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  • 8th loss
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 Democratic Republic of the Congo
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