- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 27, 1949
Time: 08:00
Location: Leopoldville, Zaire
Operator: Sabena
Flight #: ?
Route: Leopoldville - Elizabethville
AC Type: Douglas C-47B-5-DK
Registration: OO-CBK
cn / ln: 14600/26045
Aboard: 20   (passengers:17  crew:3)
Fatalities: 5   (passengers:3  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft did not achieve a proper climb rate after taking off and crashed while making a low altitude right turn. Water in the fuel and excessive lead on the spark plugs.
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