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Hull-loss description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:- (No safety board investigation)
Date:Wednesday 12 February 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT43 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-300
Operator:Aer Arann
Registration: EI-BYO
C/n / msn: 161
First flight: 1989-10-23 (24 years 4 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Shannon Airport (SNN) (   Ireland)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Narrative:
An ATR 42 passenger plane sustained substantial damage in a storm at Shannon Airport, Ireland when the left hand main gear collapsed as the airplane was blown over.
Wind speeds peaked at 107 km/h (58 kts), gusting to 146 km/h (79 kts) at 14:00 UTC.

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Sources:
» Flights delayed, roads blocked and train services suspended (Irish Times)


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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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