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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248923
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:16-MAR-2021
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-412(BCF)
Owner/operator:National Air Cargo
Registration: N729CA
MSN: 25068/852
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Agadir–Al Massira Airport (AGA/GMAD), Morocco -   Morocco
Phase: Approach
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Chicago Rockford International Airport, IL (RFD/KRDF)
Destination airport:Agadir–Al Massira Airport (AGA/GMAD), Morocco
Narrative:
National Air Cargo flight N8-860, a Boeing 747-412(BCF), suffered a bird strike while on approach to near Agadir–Al Massira Airport (AGA/GMAD), Morocco.
The aircraft was unable to continue its schedule and is still on the ground at Agadir 3 days and 11 hours later. Several tons of spare parts needed to be flown in for repairs.

Sources:

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N729CA


Images:

Photo of N729CA courtesy AirHistory.net


Mildenhall (EGUN / MHZ)
23 July 2021; (c) John Smitherman

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Mar-2021 23:53 Captain Adam Added

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