- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: May 08, 2003
Time: ?
Location: Near Kinshasa, Congo
Operator: Ukrainian Cargo Airlines - Congolese Army Charter
Flight #: ?
Route: Kinshasa - Lubumbashi
AC Type: Illyushin 76
Registration: UR-UCB
cn / ln: 0063467003
Aboard: 200   (passengers:?  crew:?)
Fatalities: 129   (passengers:?  crew:?)
Ground: 0
Summary: A large number of military personnel and their family members were sucked out of the plane after the aircraft's back ramp accidentally dropped open in flight. The ramp opened as the pressure system broke down. The crew managed to control the plane and turn it around and land at Kinshasa airport following the accident, which took place 45 minutes into the flight. There is a wide discrepancy in the number killed ranging from 0 to 250.
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