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Last updated: 16 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 1 December 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic B720 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 720-027
Operator:NASA
Registration: N833NA
C/n / msn: 18066/208
First flight: 1961-05-05 (23 years 7 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Edwards AFB, CA (EDW) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Edwards AFB, CA (EDW/KEDW), United States of America
Destination airport:Edwards AFB, CA (EDW/KEDW), United States of America
Narrative:
The aircraft was used in a crash test to test fuel fire retardant. The remote controlled aircraft crashed on landing and burst into flames.



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Boeing 720

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  • 21st loss
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