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Airbus A340-200

The Airbus A340-200 is a four-engined long-range widebody airliner with a capacity of maximum 420 passengers produced by the European manufacturer Airbus S.A.S.

The Airbus A340-200 was not a big commercial success with only 28 produced aircraft.

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Specifications for the Airbus A340-200
Crew 2  
Passengers typ. 239, max. 420  
Propulsion 4 Turbofan Engines  
Engine Model CFM Intl. CFM56-5C3/G4  
Engine Power (each) 144,6 kN 32500 lbf
Speed 915 km/h 494 kts
      568 mph
Mmo (max. Mach) Mach 0.86  
Service Ceiling 12.634 m 41.450 ft
Range 14.799 km 7.991 NM
    9.196 mi.
Empty Weight 169.000 kg 372.581 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 257.000 kg 566.587 lbs
max. Landing Weight 181.000 kg 399.036 lbs
Wing Span 60,30 m 197 ft 10 in
Wing Area 361,6 m² 3892 ft²
Length 59,39 m 194 ft 10 in
Height 17,89 m 58 ft 8 in
First Flight 03.02.1992  
Production Status out of production  
Production Range 1993-2002  
Total Production 28  
ICAO Code A342  
IATA Code 340 342  
Data for (Version) Airbus A340-212  
Variants A340-211, A340-212, A340-213  

Aircraft lost, damaged and hijacked:
Date Aircraft type Reg. Airline Location Fatal Cat.
29-Aug-98 Airbus A340-211 OO-SCW Sabena Brussel-Zave... 0 damaged
05-Nov-97 Airbus A340-311 G-VSKY Virgin Atlantic London-Heath... 0 damaged
20-Jan-94 Airbus A340-211 F-GNIA Air France Paris-Charle... 0 damaged