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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170419
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic TOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Panavia Tornado GR.4
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force
Registration: ZA410
MSN: 227/BT034/31
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Malta International Airport (MLA/LMML), Luqa -   Malta
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:LMML
While performing a left break on a fly-by during arrivals day, the APU access panel opened damaging the left external fuel tank, left radiation pod, and left elevon. The Tornado when repaired and flew out of Malta a few months later but it is now stored in the UK.

In the video, the debris are clearly visible falling from the aircraft at about 15:30 into the video




Revision history:

11-Oct-2014 06:43 magic51 Added
20-Aug-2016 14:15 Aerossurance Updated [Source]

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