Trans Service Airlift

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Trans Service Airlift
IATA ICAO Callsign
Commenced operations 1991
Ceased operations 1998
Hubs N'djili Airport
Fleet size 5
Headquarters Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Trans Service Airlift (TSA) was an airline based at N'djili Airport, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was privately owned and operated in years 1991-1998.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On December 18, 1995 a Lockheed L-188C Electra owned by Trans Service Airlift crashed shortly after takeoff from Jamba, Cuando Cubango, Angola, killing 141 of the passengers and crew.
  • On the date of the accident the aircraft was a special charter for UNITA. The aircraft, with 139 passengers and five crew, was loaded forty people beyond specifications without taking cargo into account. One member of the crew and two passengers survived the initial crash. See Trans Service Airlift Lockheed L-188 crash.


According to information on August 2010 the Trans Service Airlift fleet included:[1]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Flight International, 3–9 October 2010