Narrative:The aircraft had received maintenance at a Thai facility at Bangkok-Don Muang. The 747 was being cleaned internally after maintenance. An inflammable cleaning agent was being used, which led to a fire in the forward cargo hold.
|Date:||Sunday 3 August 2008|
|Operator:||All Nippon Airways - ANA|
|C/n / msn:|| 25639/914|
|First flight:|| 1992-04-17 (16 years 4 months)|
|Engines:|| 4 General Electric CF6-80C2B1F|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (DMK) ( Thailand)
|Phase:|| Standing (STD)|
» Willis Airline Insurance Insight, August 2008
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.