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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 253724
Last updated: 22 May 2021
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Time:c. 2030 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-228ER
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-GSPL
MSN: 30457/284
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:San Josť-Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO/MROC) -   Costa Rica
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Air France flight AF430, a Boeing 777-228ER, sustained minor damage during a thunderstorm, while parked on the apron at San Josť-Juan Santamaria International Airport, Costa Rica.
Lightning strikes caused damage to the right-hand flaps and apron pavement.





Photo of F-GSPL courtesy

Glasgow - Prestwick (EGPK / PIK)
16 July 2017; (c) Ian Howat

Revision history:

20-Apr-2021 08:06 harro Added
20-Apr-2021 08:09 harro Updated [Location, Narrative]

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