ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 747-367 AP-BFV Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI)
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Date:Sunday 8 June 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic B743 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-367
Operator:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registration: AP-BFV
MSN: 23534/659
First flight: 1986-10-03 (27 years 9 months)
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce RB211-524C2
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI) (   Pakistan)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Destination airport:-
On 8 June 2014 at 23:10 hours, ten militants armed with automatic weapons, a rocket launcher, suicide vests, and grenades attacked Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, Pakistan.
Several aircraft were damaged in the attack. Boeing 747-367 AP-BFV was damaged by gunfire and shrapnel, puncturing the upper deck fuselage area.
The aircraft, which was planned to be retired after the hajj season, was deemed damaged beyond economical repair.

Damaged on the ground



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