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Status:- (No safety board investigation)
Date:Saturday 5 April 2003
Time:ca 20:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab 340B
Operator:American Eagle Airlines
Registration: N243AE
MSN: 340B-243
First flight: 1991-04-05 (12 years )
Total airframe hrs:23650
Cycles:27003
Engines: 2 General Electric CT7-9B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The Saab 340B was damaged by hail when a supercell thunderstorm passed over Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Texas, USA.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Supercell Thunderstorms Create Swath of Damage and Injury April 5, 2003 / National Weather Service


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