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Last updated: 30 May 2016
Date:Sunday 3 August 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-481D
Operator:All Nippon Airways - ANA
Registration: JA8955
C/n / msn: 25639/914
First flight: 1992-04-17 (16 years 4 months)
Engines: 4 General Electric CF6-80C2B1F
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (DMK) (   Thailand)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
The aircraft had received maintenance at a Thai facility at Bangkok-Don Muang. The 747 was being cleaned internally after maintenance. An inflammable cleaning agent was being used, which led to a fire in the forward cargo hold.


» Willis Airline Insurance Insight, August 2008


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