Non hull-loss description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 30 October 1985
Type:Boeing 727
Operator:American Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Minor
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW) (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, TX (AUS/KAUS), United States of America
Destination airport:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW/KDFW), United States of America
Flightnumber: 203
Narrative:
An explosion occurred in the forward baggage compartment while baggage was being unloaded. The device was contained in a vinyl tote bag.

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Distance from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, TX to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX as the crow flies is 304 km (190 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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