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Airframe Details For Germanwings Flight 4U 9525


The Airbus A320 involved in today's accident in France was D-AIPX, an A320-211 with serial no. 147. Powered by CFM56-5A1 engines, the aircraft was ordered by Lufthansa on November 22, 1988 according to Aviation Week Intelligence Network's fleet database. It first flew on November 29, 1990, and was delivered to Lufthansa on February 5, 1991. Germanwings leased the aircraft from Lufthansa on January 12, 2014. The airframe had logged approximately 58,300 hours and 46,700 flights according to Airbus. It is the 28th hull loss for the A320 since it first entered service in 1988. 

Aviation Week Intelligence Network's fleet database shows that D-AIPX was the 48th oldest A320 in revenue service at the time of the accident. Nearly 6,500 Airbus A320 family aircraft have been delivered with approximately 6,230 still in service or in temporary storage.

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