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Last updated: 22 January 2022
Status:- (No safety board investigation)
Date:Sunday 27 July 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Operator:Libyan Airlines
Registration: 5A-LAI
MSN: 4450
First flight: 2010-09-30 (3 years 10 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-5B4/3
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tripoli International Airport (TIP) (   Libya)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
The tail section of the A320 was ripped off after being struck by shelling during fighting near the airport.

Destroyed on ground
Damaged on the ground


photo of Airbus-A320-214-5A-LAI
accident date: 27-07-2014
type: Airbus A320-214
registration: 5A-LAI

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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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