Hull-loss description
Last updated: 17 September 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 5 May 2006
Time:ca 00:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Operating for:Volare Airlines
Leased from:HellasJet
Registration: SX-BVB
C/n / msn: 1992
First flight: 2003-03-19 (3 years 2 months)
Engines: 2 IAE V2527-A5
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Brussel-Zaventem Airport (BRU) (   Belgium) show on map
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Shortly after midnight a fire broke out in Hangar 40 at Brussel (BRU). The fire brigade had the fire under control by 03:00 but ultimately the roof collapsed.
The hangar was used for maintenance work by Sabena Technics. Four aircraft were inside the hangar at the time of the fire: a Belgium Air Force C-130 Hercules (CH-02), a Volare A.320 (SX-BVB), an Armavia A.320 (EK-32010) and an Armenian International Airways A.320 (EK-32001). All four were presumably damaged beyond repair.


Sources:
» Oorzaak brand Zaventem nog onbekend (Gazet van Antwerpen 5-5-2006)


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SX-BVB was later leased to Volare
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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.
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