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Last updated: 23 September 2021
Fecha:miércoles 19 abril 2017
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Operador:Thai Smile
Registración: HS-TXB
Numéro de série: 5248
Año de Construcción: 2012-07-18 (4 years 9 months)
Motores: 2 IAE V2527-A5
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) (   Tailandia)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK/VTBS), Tailandia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Narathiwat Airport (NAW/VTSC), Tailandia
Número de Vuelo:WE291
Flight WE291 was preparing for departure when a conveyer belt vehicle hit the lower fuselage skin of the aircraft.

The aircraft was repaired and re-entered service on April 25.



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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 Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International Airport to Narathiwat Airport as the crow flies is 800 km (500 miles).

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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