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Last updated: 29 October 2020
Datum:woensdag 22 april 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic B701 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-131
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Registratie: N743TW
Constructienummer: 17670/46
Bouwjaar: 1959
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3C-
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Indianapolis-Weir Cook Municipal Airport, IN (IND) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
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Boeing 707 N743TW was parked on the apron of the Indianapolis Municipal Airport. A cove light capacitor on the port side of seat row 25 failed due thermal runaway, causing a fire aboard the aircraft.

Probable Cause:

systems - electrical system: other



photo of Boeing-707-131-N743TW
accident date: 22-04-1970
type: Boeing 707-131
registration: N743TW
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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