TWA - Iranian freighter similarities ?

Date:         22 Nov 96 05:48:06 
From:         "john r." <>
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In the late 70,s an Iranian military freighter on descent over Spain
came apart in a storm. The a/c was ex TWA and converted.

As I remember the accident was attributed to a tank explosion with wide
cut fuel being a probable cause of ignition in an electric storm.
Has anyone more info ?

I was an avionics mechanic in overhaul then and for a long time we were
doing mods on the wiring of the fuel pumps and tank wiring, so I think
some design re assessment was done.

john relph