Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 1 October 2016
Narrative:An Afriqiyah Airway Airbus A330 was struck by an RPG during fighting between rival militias at Tripoli International Airport (TIP), Libya. The airplane was hit in the tail and caught fire. The fire consumed the airplane.
|Date:||Sunday 20 July 2014|
|C/n / msn:|| 999|
|First flight:|| 2009-06-18 (5 years 1 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 General Electric CF6-80E1A4|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Tripoli International Airport (TIP) ( Libya)
|Phase:|| Standing (STD)|
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.