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Last updated: 27 October 2021
Date:Monday 20 August 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic SH36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts 360-300
Registration: N730CC
MSN: SH.3730
First flight: 1987-11-04 (2 years 10 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC (CLT) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC (CLT/KCLT), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Just before boarding, the Shorts was caught by a sudden gust of wind (70-80 mph) and blown into an electrical power cart. A fire started.

Damaged on the ground

» Aviation Letter 288
» Scramble Vol.12, nr.03


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