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Last updated: 22 July 2018
Datum:Dienstag 5 Dezember 1989
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-211
Fluggesellschaft:Air Inter
Kennzeichen: F-GHQB
Werknummer: 036
Baujahr: 1989
Triebwerk: 2 CFMI CFM56-5A1
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 136
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 142
Sachschaden: leicht beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Lille-Lesquin Airport (LIL) (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), Frankreich
Flug nach:Lille-Lesquin Airport (LIL/LFQQ), Frankreich
An Airbus A320-211 was damaged in a runway incursion accident at Lille-Lesquin Airport (LIL), France. There were no fatalities
Visibility was limited, about 500 m, due to fog. While F-GHQB was on approach, a Mooney M20K registered PH-WJO, taxied onto the active runway. The A320 was unable to go around and hit the Mooney from behind, spinning it around and taking off the wings and tail.
The pilot and sole occupant of the Mooney, Dutch astronaut Wubbo Ockels, survived the accident.

» Causal System Analysis / Peter Ladkin [Chapter 13: Aviation incident reports]


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Paris-Orly Airport to Lille-Lesquin Airport as the crow flies is 209 km (131 miles).

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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