On November 25, 1998, at an undetermined time en route, a Boeing 767-300ER, G-DIMB, registered to Airtours International Airways, Ltd., sustained substantial damage to the rear cargo hold during a flight from Las Vegas, Nevada, to Manchester, England. The damage was discovered upon an uneventful flight and landing at Manchester, where several containers in the rear hold of the cargo compartment were found unsecured. The flight originated at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, at 1205 hours Pacific standard time as a nonstop international passenger charter flight.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of the United Kingdom. Any further information pertaining to this incident may be obtained from:

Air Accidents Investigation Branch Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions DERA Farnborough Hants GU 14 6TD

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information obtained for or released by the Government of the United Kingdom.

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