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Last updated: 23 October 2017
Datum:donderdag 20 januari 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic A342 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A340-211
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air France
Registratie: F-GNIA
Constructienummer: 010
Bouwjaar: 1993
Aantal vlieguren:2448
Motoren: 4 CFMI CFM56-5C2
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) (   Frankrijk)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:-
Vliegveld van vertrek:-
Vliegveld van aankomst:-
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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