Narrative:Struck by a rocket near the right hand forward door. The rocket didn't explode, but a fire erupted, causing severe damage to the forward fuselage.
|Date:||Tuesday 7 October 1997|
|Type:||Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000|
|C/n / msn:|| 11072|
|First flight:|| 1975|
|Engines:|| 2 Rolls Royce 555-15 Spey|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Brazzaville-Maya Maya Airport (BZV) (Congo)
|Phase:|| Standing (STD)|
The wings were later hit by machine-gun fire during fightings near Brazzaville.
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.