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Hull-loss description
Last updated: 10 December 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 8 December 2017
Time:ca 06:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-231
Operator:Qatar Airways
Registration: A7-AIB
C/n / msn: 4382
First flight: 2010-07-17 (7 years 5 months)
Engines: 2 IAE V2533-A5
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Doha-Hamad International Airport (DOH) (   Qatar)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A Qatar Airways Airbus A321 In-flight Entertainment (IFE) Satellite Antenna caught fire during maintenance while the aircraft was parked on remote stand Q40 at Doha-Hamad International Airport.
The fire was extinguished but the roof was burnt through and the cabin suffered severe damage.

The registration has not been confirmed, but A7-AIB was the only Qatar Airways Airbus A321 aircraft that has not flown as of 8 December 2017, 06:50 hours.

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Sources:
» Gulf Times


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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