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Last updated: 22 October 2017
Date:jeudi 20 janvier 1994
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic A342 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A340-211
Compagnie:Air France
Immatriculation: F-GNIA
Numéro de série: 010
Année de Fabrication: 1993
Heures de vol:2448
Moteurs: 4 CFMI CFM56-5C2
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) (   France)
Phase de vol: En attente (STD)
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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. 

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