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Last updated: 22 September 2021
Status:Keine Untersuchung der Flugunfall-Untersuchungskommission
Datum:Donnerstag 8 Mai 2008
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AT43 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-320
Fluggesellschaft:FedEx Express
Kennzeichen: N904FX
Werknummer: 259
Baujahr: 1992
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW121
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Greensboro/High Point-Piedmont Triad International Airport, NC (GSO) (   USA)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
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A powerful storm system in the evening between 21:30 and midnight spawned an F2 tornado with winds between 113 and 157 mph. Several aircraft were damaged by the tornado. One FedEx ATR-42 parked at the Greensboro/High Point-Piedmont Triad International Airport, NC (GSO) was blown into a ditch, suffering damage to the wing and fuselage. Another was blown into a fence, coming to rest with the right wing touching the ground.

Informationsquelle:
» Tornado Damages Planes at Greensboro Airport (digtriad.com)
» Five Aircraft Damaged By Tornado At GSO (ANN, 11-5-2008)
» Aviation Letter 504


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photo of ATR-42-320-N904FX
accident date: 08-05-2008
type: ATR 42-320
registration: N904FX
 
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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