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Last updated: 20 November 2017
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Date:Wednesday 24 March 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7C
Operator:Aero Servicios
Registration: HR-ALY
C/n / msn: 45230/942
First flight: 1958
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Narrative:
An explosion occurred on the ground during cleaning of the no,2 fuel tank with a pneumatic wire brush. The left wing sustained substantial damage. One person on the ground was injured by the explosion.

Classification:

Sources:
» Scramble 191(p.39)
» Scramble 169


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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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