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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 15 December 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-340C
Operator:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registration: AP-AVZ
C/n / msn: 20487/847
First flight: 1971
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Urumqi Airport (URC) (   China)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Urumqi Airport (URC/ZWWW), China
Narrative:
Crashed.



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