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Last updated: 21 March 2019
Date:Monday 1 March 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic A30B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A300B4-203F
Operator:ACT Airlines
Registration: TC-ACB
C/n / msn: 121
First flight: 1980-11-24 (29 years 3 months)
Engines: 2 General Electric CF6-50C2
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bagram Air Base (BPM) (   Afghanistan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Bahrain International Airport (BAH/OBBI), Bahrain
Destination airport:Bagram Air Base (BPM/OAIX), Afghanistan
An Airbus A300 cargo plane, reportedly registered TC-ACB, suffered a landing mishap at Bagram Air Base (BPM), Afghanistan. It came to rest on the left runway shoulder of runway 03, approximately 500 ft north of taxiway Charlie and just south of the 3000 feet remaining distance marker.
The airplane suffered a collapse of, the left hand, main undercarriage.

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Distance from Bahrain International Airport to Bagram Air Base as the crow flies is 2010 km (1256 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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