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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163652
Last updated: 14 April 2020
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Date:31-JAN-2014
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320
Owner/operator:Iraqi Airways
Registration: YI-ARB
C/n / msn: 5290
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Baghdad International Airport (ORBI) -   Iraq
Phase: Standing
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Baghdad Int'l (BGW/ORBI)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On Friday 31 January 2014 a rocket hit a plane that was sitting on the runway at Baghdad International Airport. There were no passengers or crew members in the airplane at the time of the explosion.
Damage to the airplane has not been determined yet.

Sources:

http://guardianlv.com/2014/01/baghdad-airport-target-of-rocket-strike/
http://www.worldbulletin.net/news/128004/three-rockets-strike-baghdad-airport
http://the-news-daily.com/three-rockets-strike-baghdad-airport-no-casualties_124985
https://www.kuna.net.kw/ArticleDetails.aspx?id=2358708&language=en
http://www.jacdec.de/news/2014-01-31-IraqiAW-A320_mortar_attack@Baghdad.htm

http://www.airfleets.net/ficheapp/plane-a320-5290.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Feb-2014 09:49 gerard57 Added
01-Feb-2014 09:50 harro Updated [Source]
06-Feb-2014 07:22 Alexander Wyche Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source]
15-Feb-2014 02:06 Geno Updated [Cn, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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