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Date:jeudi 8 mai 2008
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic AT43 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-320
Compagnie:FedEx Express
Immatriculation: N904FX
Numéro de série: 259
Année de Fabrication: 1992
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW121
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Greensboro/High Point-Piedmont Triad International Airport, NC (GSO) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En attente (STD)
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Aéroport de départ:-
Aéroport de destination:-
Détails:
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.

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


Photos

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