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Last updated: 25 February 2021
Date:Sunday 19 October 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic FA20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Falcon 20F
Registration: YK-ASA
C/n / msn: 328
First flight: 1975
Engines: 2 General Electric CF700-2D2
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Damascus International Airport (DAM) (   Syria)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Doha International Airport (DOH/OTBD), Qatar
Destination airport:Damascus International Airport (DAM/OSDI), Syria
During the final stage of an ILS approach to runway 05R at Damascus (DAM), the aircraft reportedly undershot and struck the ILS LOC antenna sustaining substantial damage. The aircraft landed safely.


» ICAO File : 08100626


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Doha International Airport to Damascus International Airport as the crow flies is 1704 km (1065 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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