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:||03 AUG 2008|
|Operator:||All Nippon Airways - ANA|
|C/n / msn:|| 25639/914|
|First flight:|| 1992-04-17 (16 years 4 months)|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (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 Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.