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Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-268ER
Owner/operator:Saudi Arabian Airlines
Registration: HZ-AKB
C/n / msn: 28345/99
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Riyadh -   Saudi Arabia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Jeddah
Destination airport:Riyadh
On approach a mechanical failure occurred, causing parts to burst through the upper right hand wing surface.



Photo of HZ-AKB courtesy

London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
14 August 2011; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

13-Mar-2008 11:52 harro Added
10-Aug-2008 01:10 RobertMB Updated

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