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Last updated: 10 December 2018
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Date:Tuesday 6 August 1974
Time:01:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 500
Operator:Air Inter
Registration: F-BPNF
C/n / msn: 10376
First flight: 1968
Total airframe hrs:11125
Cycles:9176
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Quimper Airport (UIP) (   France)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The F-27 Friendship was damaged beyond repair following a bomb explosion.
The aircraft was parked overnight 40 m from the operations building. An explosive device detonated under the fuselage at the level of the main landing gear. The explosion tore open the fuselage 4 meters at mid-section. The upper fuselage was smashed by the explosion as well and the wings were distorted. The engines and cowlings were distorted and partially torn off.

Classification:
Sabotage

Sources:
» wikileaks.org
» Aviation News 23.08.1974
» Willem Wendt


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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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