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Last updated: 15 January 2019
Date:Thursday 13 June 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-336B
Operator:Benin Government
Registration: TY-BBR
C/n / msn: 20457/853
First flight: 1971
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sebha Airport (SEB) (   Libya)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Sebha Airport (SEB/HLLS), Libya
Destination airport:?
Destroyed by fire after an aborted takeoff


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