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Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Monday 7 January 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Operator:Alitalia
Registration: I-DIKB
C/n / msn: 47118/196
First flight: 1967
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) (   Italy)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Narrative:
The aircraft, named "Isola di Caprera", was destroyed when it caught fire while undergoing a C-check in hangar 2.
The fire apparently broke out shortly after the APU fuel shut off valve, located in the right wheel well, had been removed.

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