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Accident description
Last updated: 26 September 2017
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Date:Monday 14 March 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-338C
Operator:Jamahiriya Air Transport
Registration: 5A-DJO
C/n / msn: 18955/467
First flight: 1966
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:30 km (18.8 mls) N of Sebha (   Libya)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed and burst into flames.



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9M-MCS was sold as 5A-DJO in October 1981.
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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