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Last updated: 23 January 2017
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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
C/n / 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:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Santiago-Arturo Merino Benitez Airport (SCL) (   Chile)
Phase: Pushback / towing (PBT)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
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.

Sources:
» Scramble Vol.12, nr.07


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