Hewa Bora Airways’ Boeing 727-30 9Q-COP crashes in the Congo, 51 survived

Hewa Bora Airways’ (Kinshasa) lone Boeing 727-30 registered 9Q-COP (msn 18933) while operating flight EO 952 from Kinshana N’Djili to Kisangani (Democratic Republic of Congo), missed Kisangani’s runway while attempting to land in heavy rain, reduced visibility and thunderstorms at 1500 local time (14:00Z) on July 8. Reports that 127 people died in the crash but the airline disputes this number. Reportedly 51 people have been rescued.

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