Last updated: 20 April 2014
Datum:Montag 9 August 2004
Flugzeugtyp:Avro RJ.100
Fluggesellschaft:Swiss International Air Lines
Kennzeichen: HB-IXU
Werknummer: E.3276
Baujahr: 1995-12-09 (8 years 8 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Lycoming LF507-1F
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 51
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 56
Sachschaden: leicht beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:41 km (25.6 Meilen) NE of Frankfurt (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM), Niederlande
Flug nach:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH), Schweiz
Flugnummer: 725
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.

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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 Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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