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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235838
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:09-MAY-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:Libyan Airlines
Registration: 5A-LAQ
MSN: 5494
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mitiga International Airport (MJI/HLLM) -   Libya
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tripoli-Mitiga International Airport (MJI/HLLM)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Libyan Airlines Airbus A320-214 was damaged in a mortar attack by armed forces of the Libyan National Army (LNA) at Mitiga International Airport (MJI/HLLM). A picture shows shrapnel that has damaged the fuselagee.
An aviation fuel depot was also destroyed in the attack.
The aircraft was preparing for a flight to Spain.

Sources:

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/news/haftars-forces-strike-tripolis-mitiga-airport-killing-two-people-and-damaging-planes
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/05/haftar-forces-fire-barrage-rockets-tripoli-airport-200509075756215.html

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

20 Aug 2019 5A-LAQ Libyan Airlines 0 Tripoli Mitiga International Airport min
Bird strike.

Media:


Images:

Photo of 5A-LAQ courtesy AirHistory.net


Istanbul - Atatürk (LTBA / IST)
30 October 2018; (c) Streep

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-May-2020 12:48 gerard57 Added
09-May-2020 12:49 gerard57 Updated [Date]
09-May-2020 12:49 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
09-May-2020 12:52 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2020 13:17 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2020 14:43 Aerossurance Updated [Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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