Narrative:Swiss Flight 725 departed Amsterdam at 10:01 for a flight to Zürich. Near Frankfurt one of the aircraft's four engines suffered an uncontained failure. One of the engine covers separated, striking another engine. Both engines were shut down and a safe emergency landing was carried out at Frankfurt.
|Date:||Monday 9 August 2004|
|Operator:||Swiss International Air Lines|
|C/n / msn:|| E.3276|
|First flight:|| 1995-12-09 (8 years 8 months)|
|Engines:|| 4 Lycoming LF507-1F|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 51|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 56 |
|Airplane damage:|| Minor|
|Airplane fate:|| Repaired|
|Location:||41 km (25.6 mls) NE of Frankfurt (Germany)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM), Netherlands|
|Destination airport:||Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH), Switzerland|
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
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Distance from Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport to Zürich-Kloten Airport as the crow flies is 598 km (374 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.