Wednesday, 1 May 2013

National releases facts prior to Boeing 747 crash in Afghanistan

National releases facts prior to Boeing 747 crash in Afghanistan, Florida-based National Air Cargo released the following facts on Wednesday regarding their Boeing 747-400 jumbo jet prior to its fatal crash in Afghanistan on Monday.

National Flight NCR102 was en route to Dubai from Camp Bastian and had stopped to refuel at Bagram Air Base.
The cargo contained within the aircraft was properly loaded and secured, and had passed all necessary inspections prior to departing Camp Bastian.
The aircraft landed safely and uneventfully in Bagram.
No additional cargo or personnel was added during the stop in Bagram, and the aircraft's cargo was again inspected prior to departure.
“National Air Cargo will not speculate as to the cause of the accident involving National Flight NCR102,” the company said in a press statement. “With our full cooperation, an investigation by appropriate authorities is under way, and we encourage everyone to join us in respecting that process and allowing it to take its appropriate course.”

National Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Air Cargo Holdings. Based in Orlando, Fla., National operates scheduled and on-demand cargo service globally and charter passenger service in the Middle East.

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