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Last updated: 26 April 2017
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Date:Tuesday 3 February 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Operator:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registration: AP-AXE
C/n / msn: 46935/172
First flight: 1974
Total airframe hrs:17970
Cycles:6839
Engines: 3 General Electric CF6-50C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Karachi International Airport (KHI) (   Pakistan)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Narrative:
A fire erupted during maintenance. The airplane was damaged beyond repair.

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