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Last updated: 27 March 2019
Date:Friday 17 May 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic A30B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A300B4-203
Operator:Air Alfa
Registration: TC-ALP
C/n / msn: 153
First flight: 1981-06-30 (14 years 11 months)
Engines: 2 General Electric CF6-50C2
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Istanbul-Atatürk Airport (IST) (   Turkey)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Cabin fire on ground; the Airbus burned out.


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