Aviation Photo #0223714 Boeing 747-259BM - Tower Air

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Right wing caught fire at night during refueling!!! A leaking fuel coupling was ignited by the exhaust of the fuel truck causing an explosive failure. Repairs were completed by Boeing in approx 30 days.
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    Serge Bailleul - AirTeamImages
    Tower Air
    Boeing 747-259BM
    Boeing 747-200 (C-25/E-4)
    Boeing 747-200 (C-25/E-4)
    Boeing
    21730
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    N621FF
    Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field)
    Florida
    USA
    December 1998
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Photo Added: March 14, 2002

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Anonymous
5 years ago
Incredible to know that the ingineers was able to make him airborne again !

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