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Last updated: 19 April 2019
Date:Saturday 9 June 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT43 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-500
Operator:CSA Czech Airlines
Registration: OK-KFM
C/n / msn: 635
First flight: 2005-03-03 (7 years 3 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127E
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Praha-Ruzyne International Airport (PRG) (   Czech Republic)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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An ATR-42-500 passenger plane was destroyed in a fire at Prague, Czech Republic. One maintenance worker was injured.
The airplane was parked inside Czech Airlines Technics' Hangar F for maintenance when reportedly an explosion occurred, followed by a fire. The airplane burned out completely. Another airplane in the hangar, ATR-42 OK-JFK sustained some damage.




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OK-KFM photographed two days before the fire
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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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