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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137803
Last updated: 21 January 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-322
Owner/operator:Brussels Airlines
Registration: OO-SFV
C/n / msn: 095
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 290
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA) -   Congo (Democratic Republic)
Phase: Taxi
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA)
Destination airport:Brussel Airport (BRU/EBBR)
While taxying for departure at Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA), one of the engines contacted a pile of sand and rocks that was being used for construction works. The engine ingested a large amount of sand, causing some bent fan blades and sand in the airco system.
The airplane was repaired and ferried back to Brussels on August 2.


Revision history:

02-Aug-2011 13:45 harro Added
02-Aug-2011 13:47 harro Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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