Other Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle III 9Q-CZZ, Friday 14 April 2000
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Date:Friday 14 April 2000
Time:11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle III
Owner/operator:Air Force of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Registration: 9Q-CZZ
MSN: 105
Year of manufacture:1962
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Avon 527B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Other
Location:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) -   Congo (Democratic Republic)
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
A major fire erupted in a warehouse on the Kinshasa Airport and spread to a cargo of ammunition, causing several explosions. Some 109 people on the ground are said to have been killed. Several aircraft were damaged or destroyed in the fire. They included a Congo Army Caravelle (9Q-CZZ), a Government of Congo Boeing 707 (9Q-CGC), two Canadair CL-44 planes (3C-ZPO and TN-235) and an Antonov 28 (9Q-CZL).

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photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Düsseldorf Airport (DUS); June 1975

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