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Last updated: 20 November 2019
Estado:Preliminar - Oficial
Fecha:domingo 16 septiembre 2018
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-428FER
Operado por:Saudi Arabian Airlines
Alquilado a :ACT Airlines
Registración: TC-ACM
Numéro de série: 32867/1318
Año de Construcción: 2002-11-06 (15 years 11 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:65550
Motores: 4 General Electric CF6-80C2B5F
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) (   Alemania)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Dammam-King Fahad International Airport (DMM/OEDF), Arabia Saudita
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Alemania
Número de Vuelo:SV931
Saudi Arabian Airlines flight 931 from Dammam, Saudi Arabia, lost the inboard fore flap of the right wing on touchdown at Frankfurt International Airport, Germany.
The aircraft landed on runway 07R in darkness at 05:07 hours local time and taxied to parking position S506 on the cargo apron. Some three hours later several holes and scratches were noticed on the aircraft fuselage along with damage on the leading edge of the vertical stabilizer. A subsequent inspection showed that the inboard fore flap of the right wing, measuring 8x1 meters, was missing.
The missing part along with attachment parts were located next to the runway near the touchdown area.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: BFU18-1394-AX



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Dammam-King Fahad International Airport to Frankfurt International Airport as the crow flies is 4342 km (2714 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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