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Status:- (No safety board investigation)
Date:Sunday 10 June 2012
Time:ca 22:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8C model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-311
Operator:Leeward Islands Air Transport - LIAT
Registration: V2-LGH
MSN: 242
First flight: 1990-11-16 (21 years 7 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW123
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Antigua-Coolidge International Airport (ANU) (   Antigua and Barbuda)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A de Havilland Canada DHC-8-311 passenger plane, V2-LGH, was destroyed in a fire on the ground at Antigua-Coolidge International Airport (ANU).
The LIAT owned plane was inside a hangar for a routine C check when a fire broke out at night. The airplane and hangar were destroyed by the fire.

Classification:
Hangar / ground fire
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Antigua Observer
» LIAT press release


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photo of DHC-8-311-V2-LGH
accident date: 10-06-2012
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-8-311
registration: V2-LGH
 
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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