NTSB Sending Team To Assist Government Of Libya In Aviation Accident Investigation

NTSB Sending Team To Assist Government Of Libya In Aviation Accident Investigation

The National Transportation Safety Board is dispatching a team of investigators to assist the government of Libya in its investigation of an accident involving an Airbus A330- 200, which was equipped with General Electric CF6-8E1 engines. At approximately 6:00 am local time on May 12, 2010, the aircraft, operated by Afriqiyah Airways, crashed on approach to Tripoli airport in Tripoli, Libya. Of the 104 passengers and crew on board the airplane, there was one survivor. The airplane originated in Johannesburg, South Africa.