Flugunfall 28 MAY 1995 einer Boeing 747-467 VR-HOX - Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG)
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Datum:Sonntag 28 Mai 1995
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-467
Fluggesellschaft:Cathay Pacific Airways
Kennzeichen: VR-HOX
Werknummer: 24955/877
Baujahr: 1991-09-11 (3 years 9 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce RB211-524G
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 21
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 398
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 419
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:nahe Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG) (   Hong Kong)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH),
Flug nach:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Deutschland
Shortly after take-off, when passing 2400 ft, the engine fire detection system indicated a fire in no.2 engine. Almost immediately the crew heard a loud bang from the left side of the aircraft and flames were sighted by the pilot. The aircraft returned to the departure airport. By the time the aircraft stopped the fire was extinguished. Fire damage to no.2 engine, pylon and surrounding area was found.

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Distance from Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport to Frankfurt International Airport as the crow flies is 9117 km (5698 miles).

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