NTSB Identification: DCA10RA059
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 12, 2010 in Tripoli, Libya
Aircraft: AIRBUS A330, registration:
Injuries: 103 Fatal,1 Serious.
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.
On May 12, 2010, at approximately 0600 local time (0400 UTC), Afriqiyah Airways flight number 771, an Airbus A330-200 equipped with General Electric CF6-8E1 engines, tail number 5A-ONG, crashed short of the runway in Tripoli, Libya. The flight originated in Johannesburg, South Africa. Of the 93 passengers and 11 crew on board, one passenger survived.
The Libyan CAA is investigating the accident. As the State of design and manufacture of the engines, the NTSB has designated a U.S. Accredited Representative to the Libyan CAA's investigation. All inquiries regarding this accident should be directed to:
LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA
Civil Aviation and Meteorology Higher Institute
P.O. Box 84116
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
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