Accident Canadair CL-44D4-6 G-BCWJ, Thursday 6 July 1978
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Date:Thursday 6 July 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic CL44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Canadair CL-44D4-6
Owner/operator:Tradewinds Airways
Registration: G-BCWJ
MSN: 28
Year of manufacture:1962
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Tyne 515
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) -   Kenya
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Mombasa-Moi International Airport (MBA/HKMO)
Destination airport:Kigali Airport (KGL/HRYR)
The right main gear wouldn't lock up following takeoff from Mombasa. The aircraft, carrying 20 tonnes of cement, diverted to Nairobi. The right main gear collapsed on landing.


Flight International 15 July 1978 (184)

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photo (c) Werner Fischdick; Rotterdam Airport (RTM/EHRD); October 1977

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