Accident Airbus A320-231 EC-JRC,
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Date:Monday 16 June 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-231
Owner/operator:LTE International Airways
Registration: EC-JRC
MSN: 438
Year of manufacture:1993
Engine model:IAEV2500-A1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Tenerife-Sur Reina Sofia Airport (TFS/GCTS) -   Spain
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Tenerife-Sur Reina Sofia Airport (TFS/GCTS)
Destination airport:Warszawa-Frédéric Chopin Airport (WAW/EPWA)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A mechanic was sucked into one of the engines of the A320. The plane was scheduled to WAW but the pilots found problems on the right hand engine. Then, the technicians did a run-up test almost at take-off power when the tragedy happened.


Revision history:

17-Jun-2008 10:54 harro Added
21-Mar-2015 21:41 Anon. Updated [Registration, Cn]
22-Mar-2015 07:34 Anon. Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Jan-2024 13:43 harro Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]

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