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Last updated: 30 November 2021
Date:Monday 26 February 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Operator:Air Gabon
Registration: TR-LXN
MSN: 45108/770
First flight: 1957
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:11 km (6.9 mls) from Moanda (   Gabon)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Crashed in a swamp.


photo of Douglas-DC-6B-TR-LXN
accident date: 26-02-1979
type: Douglas DC-6B
registration: TR-LXN
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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