Unlawful Interference McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63PF F-BOLL, Saturday 10 March 1984
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Date:Saturday 10 March 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63PF
Owner/operator:Union de Transports Aériens - UTA
Registration: F-BOLL
MSN: 46096/499
Year of manufacture:1969
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT3D-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:N'Djamena Airport (NDJ) -   Chad
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Brazzaville-Maya Maya Airport (BZV/FCBB)
Destination airport:N'Djamena Airport (NDJ/FTTJ)
UTA DC-8 F-BOLL operated on a flight from Brazzaville to Paris with an intermediate stop N'Djamena. The aircraft arrived at N'Djamena and was parked on the apron for a one hour stopover. Shortly afterwards a small bomb exploded in the baggage compartment. An evacuation was carried out and twenty minutes later, another explosion occurred in the central baggage compartment, destroying the aircraft.


Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistical and narrative reports / FAA
Jet-Airliner Unfälle seit 1952 / J. Richter, Chr. Wolf



photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG); August 1973

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