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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234996
Last updated: 25 January 2021
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Time:16:10 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-203
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-GZCK
C/n / msn: 516
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Pointe-Noire Airport (PNR/FCPP) -   Congo
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG)
Destination airport:Pointe-Noire Agostinho-Neto International Airport (PNR/FCPP)
Air France flight AF4145, an Airbus A330-200 (F-GZCK), was hit by two gunfire shots when standing at Pointe Noire Airport (PNR/FCPP), Congo. The aircraft was flown in to bring back 100 French citizens.

Reports say that the shooter was an intoxicated Chief Sergeant on duty at the airport brigade, who aimed his weapon at the aircraft. Air France dispatched a Boeing 777 to Pointe-Noire as a replacement aircraft.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

30 Nov 2009 F-GZCK Air France 0 en route at FL380 overhead the Atlantic non



Photo of F-GZCK courtesy

Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (KIAH / IAH)
14 February 2020; (c) Robin Guess

Revision history:

12-Apr-2020 16:28 Added
12-Apr-2020 16:32 harro Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Apr-2020 16:37 harro Updated [Embed code]
12-Apr-2020 18:07 RobertMB Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
13-Apr-2020 06:56 harro Updated [Total occupants, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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