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Last updated: 20 November 2018
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Date:Thursday 15 January 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-61
Operator:Saudi Arabian Airlines
Registration: N913R
C/n / msn: 46128/514
First flight: 1970
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Luxembourg-Findel Airport (LUX) (   Luxembourg)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Narrative:
The aircraft caught fire during refurbishing and remodification works.

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