ASN Aircraft accident Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 2E 5B-DAB Nicosia Airport (NIC)
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Status:
Date:Monday 22 July 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRID model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 2E
Operator:Cyprus Airways
Registration: 5B-DAB
MSN: 2155
First flight: 1970
Engines: 3 Rolls-Royce Spey 512
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Nicosia Airport (NIC) (   Cyprus)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Turkey invaded Cyprus on 20 July 1974, after the Cypriot Government had been overthrown by sections of the Cypriot National Guard, led by its Greek officers five days earlier.
Two HS-121 Trident aircraft (5B-DAB and 5B-DAE) were damaged beyond repair after being damaged in the fighting between Turkish and Greek forces.

Classification:
Destroyed on ground
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Aviation News 09.08.1974


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photo of HS-121-Trident-2E-5B-DAB
accident date: 22-07-1974
type: Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 2E
registration: 5B-DAB
photo of HS-121-Trident-2E-5B-DAB
accident date: 22-07-1974
type: Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 2E
registration: 5B-DAB
 
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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