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Last updated: 25 April 2017
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Date:Wednesday 3 July 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-212
Operator:Petra Airlines
Registration: JY-PTA
C/n / msn: 459
First flight: 1994-03-10 (19 years 4 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-5A3
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tripoli International Airport (TIP) (   Libya)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Narrative:
An Airbus A320-212 of Petra Airlines sustained substantial damage in a ground mishap at Tripoli Airport, Libya.
An oxygen bottle exploded in the crew oxygen compartment. The crew oxygen compartment, nose section and electrical wire components on the flight deck were damaged. In addition traces of fire were found on the at cockpit instrument panel.
The airplane was parked on the apron at the time; one mechanic was injured.

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