Vliegtuigongeval op 17 APR 2013 met Boeing 737-8GK (WL) 5A-DMG - Tripoli International Airport (TIP)
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Datum:woensdag 17 april 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8GK (WL)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Buraq Air
Registratie: 5A-DMG
Constructienummer: 34948/2074
Bouwjaar: 2006-09-28 (6 years 7 months)
Motoren: 2 CFMI CFM56-7B27
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 155
Schade: Licht
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:13 km (8.1 mijl) W of Tripoli International Airport (TIP) (   Libië)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Benghazi-Benina International Airport (BEN/HLLB), Libië
Vliegveld van aankomst:Tripoli International Airport (TIP/HLLT), Libië
A Boeing 737 passenger plane, operated by Buraq Air, sustained minor damage after being hit by gun fire near Tripoli International Airport (TIP), Libya.
Flight UZ035 was approaching runway 09 at Tripoli Airport following a domestic flight from Benghazi at the time of the occurrence. A bullet penetrated the flight deck and hit a water tank in the forward lavatory. The airplane was 9 miles out. Approach charts indicate that the airplane would have been descending from 2000 feet (610 m) to an altitude of 1350 feet (410 m) at the time it was hit. The plane landed safely a few minutes later.
According to a police report the bullet came from a Kalashnikov semi-automatic rifle. It was initially thought that the shot was fired by a reveller at a wedding in Qasr Ben Ghashir, but this is highly unlikely as the airplane approached from the west, whereas Qasr Ben Ghashir lies to the northeast of the airport.

» Libya Herald


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Benghazi-Benina International Airport en Tripoli International Airport bedraagt 666 km (416 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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