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Hull-loss description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Saturday 16 August 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic D228 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier 228-202K
Operating for:Minair
Leased from:Advanced Aviation
Registration: D-CAAW
C/n / msn: 8159
First flight: 1988
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-5-252D
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bangui Airport (BGF) (   Central African Republic)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
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Narrative:
The Do-228 was being towed when the left wing hit a fire truck. The truck was parked in the safety zone on the taxiway.
Scramble Magazine reports that the airplane was considered damaged beyond repair as a result.

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Sources:
» Scramble 356


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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