Airbus A300 cargo hit by a missile after takeoff
What happens in this video ?
On November 22th, 2003, this Airbus A300-B4 freighter was impacted by a surface-to-air missile shortly after takeoff from the Baghdad International Airport (Irak). The left wing is damaged and all the three hydraulic circuits are lost. The crew eventually managed to land the plane by adjusting thrust on each engine. There is no serious injury among the 3 crew members.
The video has been captured by Iraqi troops. They claimed to have fired the missile that impacted the plane.
For more data about this crash, click on this link: DHL crash in Irak (2003).