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Last updated: 26 April 2017
Date:xx OCT 2001
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Boeing 727-113C
Operator:Ariana Afghan Airlines
Registration: YA-FAU
C/n / msn: 20343/784
First flight: 1969-12-30 ()
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kabul (   Afghanistan)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Destroyed during U.S.bombing raid.


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