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Last updated: 25 September 2018
Fecha:jueves 20 enero 1994
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic A342 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A340-211
Operador:Air France
Registración: F-GNIA
Numéro de série: 010
Año de Construcción: 1993
Horas Totales de la Célula:2448
Motores: 4 CFMI CFM56-5C2
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) (   Francia)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Aeropuerto de Salida:-
Aeropuerto de Llegada:-
Airbus 340 F-GNIA had been in service since June 27, 1993. After the completion of an A-check the aircraft was pulled from the maintenance hangar to the terminal at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport. At that moment a fire broke out; the fire services were not able prevent the aircraft from being damaged beyond repair by the fire.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Overheat and fire of the yellow hydraulic electric pump operating the aircraft cargo doors on ground with the engines off. 

» Air Safety Week 31.1.1994 (p. 4)
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» PZC 21.1.94
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