Unlawful Interference McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63PF F-BOLL, Saturday 10 March 1984
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Date:Saturday 10 March 1984
Time:
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)
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

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

Location

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

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