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Last updated: 18 August 2017
Datum:Montag 27 Oktober 2008
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B742 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-228F (SCD)
Fluggesellschaft:Cargo B Airlines
Kennzeichen: OO-CBA
Werknummer: 24158/714
Baujahr: 1988-09-11 (20 years 2 months)
Triebwerk: 4 General Electric CF6-50E2
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Brussel-Zaventem Airport (BRU) (   Belgien)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Brussel-Zaventem Airport (BRU/EBBR), Belgien
Flug nach:Dakar-Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport (DKR/GOOY), Senegal
Tailstrike on takeoff from runway 25R, returned to land.
The airplane was withdrawn from use as a result of the damage and finally scrapped in January 2011.

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OO-CBA withdrawn from use at Brussel following the accident
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Brussel-Zaventem Airport to Dakar-Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport as the crow flies is 4445 km (2778 miles).

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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