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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Wednesday 18 February 2015
Time:14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic A306 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A300B4-605R(F)
Operator:Unique Air
Registration: A6-JIM
C/n / msn: 643
First flight: 1992-06-09 (22 years 9 months)
Engines: 2 General Electric CF6-80C2A5
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Sharjah Airport (SHJ) (   United Arab Emirates)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Narrative:
The Airbus A300B4-605R(F) cargo plane, A6-JIM, was parked on the platform at Sharjah Airport (SHJ) when the nose landing gear retracted, causing the nose to contact the ground. The left hand forward door was open and separated from the fuselage.
The aircraft was undergoing maintenance at the time of the occurrence.

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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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