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Status:Preliminary
Date:Saturday 16 August 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic D228 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier 228-202K
Operating for:Minair
Leased from:Advanced Aviation
Registration: D-CAAW
MSN: 8159
First flight: 1988
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-5-252D
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bangui Airport (BGF) (   Central African Republic)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The Do-228 was being towed when the left wing hit a fire truck. The truck was parked in the safety zone on the taxiway.
Scramble Magazine reports that the airplane was considered damaged beyond repair as a result.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Scramble 356


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photo of Dornier-228-202K-D-CAAW
accident date: 16-08-2008
type: Dornier 228-202K
registration: D-CAAW
photo of Dornier-228-202K-D-CAAW
accident date: 16-08-2008
type: Dornier 228-202K
registration: D-CAAW
photo of Dornier-228-202K-D-CAAW
accident date: 16-08-2008
type: Dornier 228-202K
registration: D-CAAW
 
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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Dornier 228

  • 328+ built
  • 32nd loss
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 Central African Republic
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