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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168263
Last updated: 16 October 2017
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Date:05-AUG-2014
Time:9:50 PM LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-200
Owner/operator:United
Registration: N780UA
C/n / msn: 26944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 233
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada YHZ, CYHZX -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Newark EWR/KEWR
Destination airport:Brussels BRU/EBBR
Narrative:
A small fire occurred in the galley. The fire was contained, but the plane filled with smoke. The pilot declared an emergency and landed the aircraft at approximately 2150 local time. The passengers continued on a different aircraft leaving Halifax at 0430. The original aircraft returned to Newark later in the morning.

Sources:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/todayinthesky/2014/08/06/united-airlines-777-diverts-to-halifax-after-gallery-fire/13662111/
http://www.eturbonews.com/48795/fire-board-united-airlines-boeing-777-200-flight-newark-brussels
http://metronews.ca/news/canada/1118314/united-plane-lands-in-halifax-after-fire/
http://avherald.com/h?article=4786d9df&opt=0
http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/N780UA.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Aug-2014 14:20 vvvww Added
06-Aug-2014 14:22 vvvww Updated [Aircraft type]
06-Aug-2014 14:26 vvvww Updated [Total fatalities, Source]
06-Aug-2014 20:48 vvvww Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
14-Aug-2014 14:59 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants]

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