Crash-aerien 04 DEC 2000 d'un Airbus A330-223 OO-SFR - Bujumbura International Airport (BJM)
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Date:lundi 4 dcembre 2000
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-223
Immatriculation: OO-SFR
Numéro de série: 296
Année de Fabrication: 1999-09-08 (1 year 3 months)
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney PW4168A
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 12
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 158
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 170
Dégats de l'appareil: Mineurs
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:près de Bujumbura International Airport (BJM) (   Burundi)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Intern.
Aéroport de départ:Brussel-Zaventem Airport (BRU/EBBR), Belgique
Aéroport de destination:Bujumbura International Airport (BJM/HBBA), Burundi
Numéro de vol:SN877
A Sabena flight en route from Brussels, Belgium, to Nairobi, Kenya, came under fire as it was landing at Bujumbura International Airport. The Airbus A300-200 aircraft was hit by 13 machinegun bullets when it was at an altitude of approximately 100 meters. The plane landed safely several minutes after being struck. Of the 158 passengers and 12 crew members aboard the aircraft, only two people were slightly injured. According to the government, the attack was perpetrated by rebels seeking publicity. Various press sources support this theory, saying ethnic Hutu rebels fighting the Tutsi-led government of President Pierre Buyoya operate in the vicinity of the airport. Airport employees were quoted by the press as saying that Hutu rebels had come close to the airport in the days preceding the incident.

» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 2000 / FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Brussel-Zaventem Airport et Bujumbura International Airport est de 6429 km (4018 miles).

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