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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149106
Last updated: 9 June 2021
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Date:10-SEP-2012
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-243(MRTT)
Owner/operator:Airbus Military
Registration: MRTT014
MSN: 1186
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:over Extremadura -   Spain
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Getafe Airport (LEGT)
Destination airport:Getafe Airport (LEGT)
Narrative:
An Airbus A330-243(MRTT) plane lost its refueling boom at an altitude of FL270 during a test flight. The boom landed in an unpopulated area.
The flight had taken off about 17:00 and landed safely back at Getafe about 20:00.

Sources:

http://fly-news.es/defensa-industria/militar/airbus-military-a330-mrtt-pertiga-repostaje-perdida-extremadura/
https://www.flightradar24.com//2012-09-10/15:05/MRTT014


Images:

Photo of MRTT014 courtesy AirHistory.net


Toulouse - Blagnac (LFBO / TLS)
30 July 2012; (c) T.Laurent

Revision history:

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13-Sep-2012 04:51 harro Added

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