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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122574
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Date:20-MAY-2011
Time:2:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-438
Owner/operator:Qantas
Registration: VH-OJL
C/n / msn: 25151 / 865
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 308
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:Near the bangkok Airport -   Thailand
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK/VTBS)
Destination airport:London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Narrative:
Qantas Flight QF-1 experienced increased vibration and temperature in one of the engines shortly after takeoff. The pilots elected to shutdown the engine and safely returned to Bangkok two hours later. The aircraft is equipped with Rolls Royce RB211 engines.

Sources:

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/travel/news/engine-problems-force-qantas-plane-to-turn-back-to-bangkok/story-e6frg8ro-1226059449143
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hSbovCzaGH7lSd0MrhCt3kHDLOTg?docId=a4bd8a9a1fa64c16990090c9fca2b3e8


Images:


The aircraft involved in the incident (VH-OJL) seen at London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL), taken 07/08/2010. Note: There is a time-stamp error on this photo, as it's 1 hour fast.

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-May-2011 13:26 vvvww Added
26-May-2011 14:04 79.77.210.151 Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]

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