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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19675
 
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Date:19-MAY-2008
Time:15:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
ATR 72-212
Owner/operator:Swiftair
Registration: EC-JRP
MSN: 446
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 55
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Fuerteventura Airport, Canary Islands -   Spain
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:FUA
Destination airport:LPA
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
During boarding, the gun of a policeman traveling as a passenger accidentally went off when it was given to the captain. A hole was produced in fuselage of the ATR and a passenger plane parked next to it also received some damage (Hapag Lloyd 737).

Sources:

http://www.elmundo.es/elmundo/2008/05/19/espana/1211218277.html


Images:

Photo of EC-JRP courtesy AirHistory.net


Palma de Mallorca (LEPA / LESJ / PMI)
14 September 2013; (c) Javier Rodríguez

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-May-2008 05:22 planeira Added
21-May-2008 11:22 planeira Updated
21-May-2008 22:17 anon Updated
27-May-2022 00:29 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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