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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168029
Last updated: 28 September 2019
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Date:22-JUL-2014
Time:c. 23:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B739 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-9F2ER
Owner/operator:THY Turkish Airlines
Registration: TC-JYA
C/n / msn: 40973/3669
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Kano-Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN/DNKN) -   Nigeria
Phase: Standing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kano-Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN/DNKN)
Destination airport:N'Djamena Airport (NDJ/FTTJ)
Narrative:
A Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-900, TC-JYA, sustained minor damage in a ground fire incident at Kano, Nigeria.
Flight TK587 arrived at Kano from Istanbul, Turkey at 22:15 local time. It was due to continue to N'Djamena, Chad at 23:10. Before departure a refueling tanker parked next to the airplane caught fire. The airplane was towed away and sustained minor damage. The fuel tanker was consumed by fire.
The flight was cancelled and TC-JYA remained at Kano for damage inspection.

Sources:

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/165393-fire-at-kano-airport-aircraft-damaged-fuel-tanker-burnt-to-ashes.html


Revision history:

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23-Jul-2014 19:14 harro Added

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