An Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A330-200 parked at Tripoli International Airport got caught in the cross fire of battling militias on July 20 and was completely destroyed. There was no one on board at the time of the incident. The aircraft was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade, according the Flight Safety Foundation’s Aviation Safety Network (ASN), which reported the A330 was struck in the tail. A subsequent fire “consumed the airplane,” ASN said. An aviation photographer known ...

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