ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235838
Last updated: 9 May 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:09-MAY-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:Libyan Airlines
Registration: 5A-LAQ
C/n / msn: 5494
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mitiga International Airport (MJI/HLLM) -   Libya
Phase: Standing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tripoli-Mitiga International Airport (MJI/HLLM)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Libyan Airlines Airbus A320-214 was damaged in a mortar attack by armed forces of the Libyan National Army (LNA) at Mitiga International Airport (MJI/HLLM). A picture shows shrapnel that has damaged the fuselagee.
An aviation fuel depot was also destroyed in the attack.
The aircraft was preparing for a flight to Spain.

Sources:

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/news/haftars-forces-strike-tripolis-mitiga-airport-killing-two-people-and-damaging-planes
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/05/haftar-forces-fire-barrage-rockets-tripoli-airport-200509075756215.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-May-2020 12:48 gerard57 Added
09-May-2020 12:49 gerard57 Updated [Date]
09-May-2020 12:49 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
09-May-2020 12:52 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2020 13:17 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2020 14:43 Aerossurance Updated [Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description