ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 707-321B CC-CEI Santiago-Arturo Merino Benitez Airport (SCL)
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Date:Saturday 23 June 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-321B
Operator:LAN Chile
Registration: CC-CEI
MSN: 20021/769
First flight: 1968
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:Santiago-Arturo Merino Benitez Airport (SCL) (   Chile)
Phase: Pushback / towing (PBT)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
The Boeing was towed into a hangar when one of the engines struck a tow truck. The pylon and engine broke off, causing severe damage to the aircraft.

Collision with airport equipment
Damaged on the ground

» Scramble Vol.12, nr.07


photo of Boeing-707-321B-CC-CEI
accident date: 23-06-1990
type: Boeing 707-321B
registration: CC-CEI
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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