Narrative:During the final stage of an ILS approach to runway 05R at Damascus (DAM), the aircraft reportedly undershot and struck the ILS LOC antenna sustaining substantial damage. The aircraft landed safely.
|Date:||19 OCT 2008|
|Type:||Dassault Falcon 20F|
|Operator:||Syrian Arab Airlines|
|C/n / msn:|| 328|
|First flight:|| 1975|
|Engines:|| 2 General Electric CF700-2D2|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Repaired|
|Location:||Damascus International Airport (DAM) (Syria)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Doha Airport (DOH/OTBD), Qatar|
|Destination airport:||Damascus International Airport (DAM/OSDI), Syria|
» ICAO File : 08100626
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Distance from Doha Airport to Damascus International Airport as the crow flies is 1704 km (1065 miles).
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.