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Date of Accident:08 December 1963Help
Airline:Pan American World Airways   Help
Aircraft:Boeing 707-121   Help
Location:Elkton, Maryland, USAHelp
Registration:N709PAHelp
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Flight Number:214Help
Fatalities:81:81Help
MSN:17588Help
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Accident Description:While in a holding pattern, the aircraft was struck by lightning, which induced fuel vapor ignition. This accident prompted the FAA to mandate static wicks be placed aboard all aircraft.
 
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