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Last updated: 19 February 2019
Date:Saturday 16 March 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic B743 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-3B3
Operator:Union de Transports Aériens - UTA
Registration: F-GDUA
C/n / msn: 22870/573
First flight: 1982-12-10 (2 years 3 months)
Engines: 4 General Electric CF6-50E2
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) (   France)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
The aircraft was destroyed by a fire which erupted in the passenger cabin during cleaning.


» Jet-Airliner Unfälle seit 1952 / J. Richter, Chr. Wolf


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Boeing 747

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  • 13th loss
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