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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228228
Last updated: 11 September 2019
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Date:15-AUG-2019
Time:06:08
Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-33AER
Owner/operator:Omni Air International
Registration: N378AX
C/n / msn: 28147/611
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 159
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Shannon Airport (SNN/EINN) -   Ireland
Phase: Taxi
Nature:International Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Shannon Airport (SNN/EINN)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An Omni Air International Boeing 767-33AER, performing flight OY-531, was holding on taxiway C at Shannon Airport (SNN/EINN) following a rejected takeoff due to brake problems resulting in a small left main landing gear fire.
An evacuation was carried out via the right hand slides.The plane was carrying US troops.
No serious injuries occurred and the airport was temporarily closed, but re-opened at 11:15.

Sources:

https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/landing-gear-fire-forces-jet-evacuation-at-shannon-airport-944040.html
https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/shannon-flights-resume-after-fire-on-plane-carrying-us-troops-1.3986905#.XVUxwTFZm-k.facebook
AAIU
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7359399/Flights-Shannon-Airport-Ireland-suspended-Boeing-763-catches-fire-runway.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Aug-2019 07:36 gerard57 Added
15-Aug-2019 11:01 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2019 11:05 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2019 11:12 RobertMB Updated [Total occupants, Location, Narrative]
15-Aug-2019 12:51 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
15-Aug-2019 19:19 harro Updated [Nature, Source, Embed code]

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