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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Date:Sunday 1 November 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic B742 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-228F
Operator:Cargolux
Registration: LX-DCV
C/n / msn: 20887/245
First flight: 1974-09-11 (18 years 2 months)
Engines: 4 General Electric CF6-50E2
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Luxembourg-Findel Airport (LUX) (   Luxembourg)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA), Turkey
Destination airport:Luxembourg-Findel Airport (LUX/ELLX), Luxembourg
Narrative:
No. 4 engine torn away on touchdown. Pylon pushed up into wing when engine impacted the runway.

Sources:
» Air International
» Flight International
» PZC 2.11.92(2)


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Distance from Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport to Luxembourg-Findel Airport as the crow flies is 1988 km (1243 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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